What Happened on October 23, 1957

Historical Events

  • First test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3

Famous Birthdays

Paul Kagame (65 years old)

Rwandan leader, head of Rwandan Patriotic Front, President of Rwanda (2000-), born in Tambwe, Ruanda-Urundi

Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

Christian Dior (1905-1957)

French fashion designer (New Look), dies of a heart attack at 52

  • Frederick Burton, American actor (The Big Trail, One Way Passage), dies at 86
1957 Highlights

About October 23, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

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