On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1957

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
  • The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Kassir, American actor and comedian, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ron Gardenhire, German-American baseball manager, born in Butzbach, Hessen, West Germany

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Bing Cosby marries second wife actress Kathryn Grant
1957 Highlights

About October 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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