On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1957

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

21st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Doug Ford wins his only Masters, 3 strokes ahead of 3-time champion Sam Snead

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead
  • Last of NY's electric trolleys completes its final run

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor
  • Simon Climie, English singer-songwriter and producer (Climie Fisher - Love Changes), born in London
1957 Highlights

About April 7, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries