On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy" premieres in Washington, D.C.

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson

Famous Birthdays

  • Ednita Nazario, Puerto Rican singer, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Martin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer, born in Genk, Belgium

Person of interestSeve Ballesteros

Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88, US Masters 1980, 83), born in PedreƱa, Spain (d. 2011)

Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner
Seve Ballesteros

1957 Highlights

About April 9, 1957

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries