On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1957

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dmitri Shostakovich's 11th Symphony premieres in Moscow

  • WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • WYTV TV channel 33 in Youngstown, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Lazutkin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25), born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Beebe, baseball player (b. 1880)
1957 Highlights

About October 30, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio