December 5, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • NYC is first US city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Sukarno of Indonesia expels all Dutch people.

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno
  • William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" premieres in NYC