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

Person of interestQi Baishi

Qi Baishi, Chinese painter famous for whimsical and playful watercolor paintings, dies at 93

Painter Qi Baishi
Qi Baishi

1957 Highlights

About September 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo