On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1957

Historical Events

  • World's 1st full scale nuclear power plant for only peacetime use begins to generate electricity, at the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • John Webster, Canadian rocker (Red Rider)
1957 Highlights

About December 18, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius