What Happened on August 4, 1957

Historical Events

Sports History

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, American politician (Rep-D-New Jersey 1990-2014), born in Camden, New Jersey
Born in 1957

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? 65 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

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