On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1957

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Garber, American sports commissioner, born in Queens, New York
  • Ini Kamoze [Cecil Campbell], Jamaican reggae singer ("Here Comes the Hotstepper"), born in Saint Mary's, Jamaica
  • Yuri Usachyov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-18, TM-23), born in Donetsk, Russia
1957 Highlights

About October 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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