On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony premieres French Radio National Orchestra, conducted by the composer, in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Kaurismäki, Finnish film director (The Other Side of Hope), born in Orimattila, Finland
  • Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • Graeme Kelling, Scottish pop guitarist (Deacon Blue), born in Paisley, Scotland (d. 2004)
  • Kelso, American racehorse, born in Claiborne Farm near Paris, Kentucky (d. 1983)
  • Nobuyoshi Kuwano, Japanese musician (Rats & Star), born in Ōta, Tokyo
  • Paul Downton, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 80's), born in Farnborough, London

Famous Deaths

  • E. Herbert Norman, Canadian diplomat (b. 1909)
1957 Highlights

About April 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries