On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1957

Historical Events

  • Giants purchase Class-A Phoenix team

Famous Birthdays

  • Julian Cope [Kevin Stapleton], British pop musician (Eve's Volcano), born in Deri, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Steve Lukather, American rock singer, guitarist, arranger, producer (Toto - "Africa"; Ringo's All-Starr Band, 2012-21), born in San Fernando Valley, California
  • Wolfgang Ketterle, German physicist, Nobel laureate
1957 Highlights

About October 21, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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