On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Trial begins in Budapest against participants october uprising
  • World's biggest glass oven used
  • WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Gower, cricketer (elegant England left-handed batsman 1978-92)
  • Donnie Hammond, American golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Frederick, Maryland
  • Peter Deutsch, (Rep-D-Florida)

Famous Deaths

  • Gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies