What Happened on April 10, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"12 Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb, is released

  • John Osborne's "Entertainer" premieres in London
  • Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Aliko Dangote, Nigerian Chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group, born in Kano, Kano State
  • John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet, born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • Steve Gustafson, American bass guitarist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Seville, Spain