On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
1957 Highlights

About March 4, 1957

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

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