On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts temporary tax increase

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, born in Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall Dusit Palace, Bangkok

Famous Deaths

  • Gregory Lafayette (19) dies from injuries sustained in a car crash that killed his wife, actress Judy Tyler (24), the day earlier
1957 Highlights

About July 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer