On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1957

Historical Events

  • 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
  • Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
  • WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bristow MBE ['The Crafty Cockney'], English darts player (BDO World Champion 1980-81, 84-86), born in Hackney, England (d. 2018)
1957 Highlights

About April 25, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cumberland Gap - Lonnie Donegan