October 10, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • A fire at the Windscale nuclear plant in Cumbria, UK becomes the world's first major nuclear accident

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a restaurant in Dover, Delaware

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Birthdays in History

  • Rumiko Takahashi, Japanese artist

Deaths in History

  • Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (b. 1885)