What Happened on November 14, 1957

Historical Events

Pro Wrestling

Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champion

Sports History

Milwaukee Brave Hank Aaron wins NL MVP

  • The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested
1957 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Affolter, Dutch pianist, songwriter and singer ("If Nobody Does"), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Michael J. Fitzgerald, American technical writer and novelist (Song of Falling Leaves), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2021)
  • Sean Slade, American sound engineer, record producer (Radiohead; Hole), and music educator, born in Lansing, Michigan
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, South African painter, dies at 71

About November 14, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: That'll Be The Day - Crickets