On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 performances
  • Kokomo the Chimp becomes Today Show animal editor
  • KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Carroll, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight), born in Washington, D.C.