On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1957

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland

Revolutionary and President of Ireland √Čamon de Valera
Revolutionary and President of Ireland
√Čamon de Valera
  • Sgt Bilko satirizes Elvis Presley (Elvis Pelvin)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall, The Post-Nearly Man), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Tim Holden, American politician (Rep-D-Pennsylvania 1993-2013), born in St. Clair, Pennsylvania
1957 Highlights

About March 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces