What Happened on March 16, 1957

Historical Events

  • England clinches its 15th Five Nations Rugby Championship, the Grand Slam, Triple Crown and Calcutta Cup with a 16-3 win over Scotland at Twickenham, London

Golf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 7th Titleholders title by 3 strokes from amateur Anne Quast

  • Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating NY Rangers 14-1
1957 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Pearl Moore, WBL guard (NY Stars)
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin Brancusi, Romanian French sculptor, dies at 81
  • Mosa Pijade, Yugoslavian communist politician who worked with Tito, dies at 67

About March 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Young Love - Tab Hunter