On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1957

Historical Events

  • 4th National Film Awards (India): "Kabuliwala" wins the Golden Lotus
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Montgomery CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th WO by 1 stroke from Wiffi Smith
  • WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopold Eyharts, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28/27)
  • Wilma Landkroon, Dutch child pop singer ("Tulips From Amsterdam"), born in Enschede, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz Bär, German fighter pilot, dies at 43
1957 Highlights

About April 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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