On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • Argentine Maserati driver Juan Manuel Fangio clinches his record 5th F1 World Drivers Championship (4th consecutive) in winning the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooks D. Simpson, American historian
  • John Wark, Scottish footballer
  • Robert E Andrews, (Rep-D-New Jersey)

Famous Deaths

  • Washington Luís, President of Brazil (1926-30), dies at 87
1957 Highlights

About August 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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