On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1957

Historical Events

  • 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDaniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis, English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London, England

  • Mark Kendall, American guitarist , born in Loma Linda, California
  • Richie Robertson, British rock bassist and vocalist (Fabulous Poodles - "Mirror Star")
  • Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Otallo Morales, Spanish composer, dies at 82
1957 Highlights

About April 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus