What Happened on August 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Argentine Maserati driver Juan Manuel Fangio clinches his record 5th World Championship of Drivers title (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