On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1957

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cub pitchers walk NL record 9 Reds in 5th inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Williams, French-English drummer (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Versailles, France
  • David J [Haskins], British alternative rock bassist, lyricist (Bauhaus; Love And Rockets), and playwright (Silver for Gold), born in Northampton, England

Famous Deaths

  • Andries CD de Graeff, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1926-31), dies at 84
1957 Highlights

About April 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus