On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1957

Historical Events

Historic Event

Federation of Malaya gains independence from Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Colm O'Rourke, Former Gaelic footballer and Current panelist
  • Gina Schock, American rock drummer (The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"; "Vacation"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed": "Tempted"), born in London, England
  • Tom Candiotti, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Walnut Creek, California
1957 Highlights

About August 31, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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