On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1957

Historical Events

  • Coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)
  • LA City Council approves 300-acre site in Chavez Ravine for Dodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • David McCreery, Irish footballer (Newcastle United), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Keith Connor, British triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Anguilla, West Indies

Famous Deaths

  • Ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93
  • Qi Baishi, Chinese artist, dies at 93
1957 Highlights

About September 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo