On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1957

Historical Events

  • Hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes
  • The Constitution of Malaysia comes into force
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBernhard Langer

Bernhard Langer, German golfer (US Masters 1985, 93; 42 European Tour titles), born in Anhausen, Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer

1957 Highlights

About August 27, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo