On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1957

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Big Van Vader [Leon White ], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), born in Lynwood, California (d. 2018)
  • William G Gregory, American USAF Major and astronaut (STS 67), born in Lockport New York

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Vassilieff [Mariya VassiliĆ©va], Russian-French Left Bank artist, dies at 73
1957 Highlights

About May 14, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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