On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1957

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Composer Paul Hindemith
Paul Hindemith

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
1957 Highlights

About August 11, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo