What Happened on September 19, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada
  • Dalida is the first artist to be awarded a gold record in France for 300,000 sales of "Bambino".

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard M. Linnehan, American astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90), born in Lowell, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Reginald Aldworth Daly, Canadian-American Geologist who independently developed the theory of magmatic stopping, dies at 86