March 17, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines, dies in a plane crash at 49

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay