On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1957

Historical Events

  • Roger Sessions' 3rd Symphony premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Dermot Murnaghan, British broadcaster, born in Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Guy Barker, British jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger (The Amadeus Project) born in Chiswick, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Artur Malawski, Polish composer, dies at 53
  • Charles Pathé, French pioneer of film and record industries (Pathé Brothers, 1896), dies at 93
1957 Highlights

About December 26, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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