What Happened on March 13, 1957

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

Bloody battles in Cuba after the student led "Revolutionary Directorate" attacks the presidential palace in Havana in an unsuccessful attempt to depose dictator Fulgencio Batista

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hoeven, American politician (Senator-R-North Dakota 2011-, Governor of North Dakota 2000-10), born in Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Steve Lake, American baseball player, born in Inglewood, California
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Lena Ashwell, British actress and theatrical manager who was the 1st to organize large-scale entertainment for WWI troops at the front, dies at 84
1957 Highlights

About March 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Young Love - Tab Hunter