On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
  • 22nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-0 in Birmingham

Assassination Attempt

Assassination attempt on Indonesian President Sukarno, kills 8

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Hamilton Tiger-Cats take out their 2nd title; beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 32-7

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Richard Barbieri, British keyboardist (Porcupine Tree)

Famous Deaths

  • Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor (b. 1890)
  • Dick McPartland, American jazz guitarist, dies at 52
1957 Highlights

About November 30, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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