What Happened on December 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • 2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's, England)
  • First edition of "Chase's Annual Events" published

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric S. Raymond, American open source advocate, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lee Smith, American Baseball HOF pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star; 4 x saves leader; Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, NY Yankees, Baltimore Orioles), born in Jamestown, Louisiana
  • Raul Boesel, Brazilian auto racer (World Sportscar C'ship 1987; 24 Hours of Daytona 1988; 30 F1 GP), born in Curitiba, Brazil
Born in 1957

About December 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

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