On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1957

Historical Events

Emmy Awards

9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young & Loretta Young win

Actress Loretta Young
Loretta Young
Comedian and Actor Phil Silvers
Comedian and Actor
Phil Silvers
  • 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
  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Pearl Moore, WBL guard (NY Stars)

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin Brancusi, Romanian French sculptor, dies at 81
  • Mosa Pijade, Yugoslavian MP (communist), dies at 67
1957 Highlights

About March 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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