On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • 83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2
  • Alan Freed hosts "Rock n' Roll Show" 1st prime-time network rock show

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Anne Frank Foundation forms in Amsterdam

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Sleep, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90), born in Penola, Australia
  • Soozie Tyrell, American session and touring violinist and vocalist (E-Street Band; Seeger Sessions Band; Buster Poindexter; Southside Johnny), born in Pisa, Italy
1957 Highlights

About May 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus