On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1957

Historical Events

  • Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted

PlanePlane Crash

Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay

Famous Birthdays

  • Mal Donaghy, Northern Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay
1957 Highlights

About March 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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