On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1957

Historical Events

  • English soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestStephen Fry

Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71
  • Ronald Arbuthnott Knox, British priest, broadcaster and author (Viaduct Murder), dies at 69
1957 Highlights

About August 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo