On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1957

Historical Events

  • "New Girl in Town" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 432 performances
  • Bob Merrill's musical "New Girl in Town" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Leon White [Big Van Vader], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), born in Lynwood, California (d. 2018)
  • William G Gregory, Lockport NY, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 67)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Vassilieff, Russian artist (b. 1884)
1957 Highlights

About May 14, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus