What Happened on September 16, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

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
  • Keith Connor, Anguilla, British triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1984)

Famous Deaths

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