On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1957

Historical Events

  • Great Britain becomes the third nation to explode a nuclear bomb

Famous Birthdays

  • David Silverman, American animator
  • Park Overall, American actress (Empty Nest, Mississippi Burning), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Víctor Muñoz, Spanish football manager

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Nobs, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1886)
1957 Highlights

About March 15, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces