On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1957

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

German statesman Willy Brandt is elected mayor of West Berlin (1957-1966)

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Westwood, Pimp My Ride UK presenter and DJ
1957 Highlights

About October 3, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra