What Happened on August 11, 1957

Historical Events

  • Canada's first major commercial airline disaster when Maritime Central Airways DC-4 crashes in a thunderstorm near Qu├ębec City, killing all 79 aboard [1]

Music Premiere

Paul Hindemith's opera "Harmonie der Welt" premieres in Munich, German

Famous Birthdays

  • Masayoshi Son, Korean-Japanese chief executive of SoftBank Mobile and chairman of Sprint Corporation, born in Tosu, Saga
  • Richie Ramone [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Ross Halfin, British rock and heavy metal concert tour and portrait photographer, born in london, England
Born in 1957

About August 11, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

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