On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1957

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fidei Donum

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • Jesse Orosco, pitcher (NY Mets, Orioles, Dodgers), born in Santa Barbara, California
1957 Highlights

About April 21, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus