What Happened on September 23, 1957

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

"That'll Be the Day" single by Buddy Holly and The Crickets reaches #1 in the US

  • Milwaukee Braves clinch NL pennant by beating Cards 4-2

Little Rock Crisis

President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders US troops to support integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas

  • White mob forces 9 black students enrolled at Little Rock's Central High School in Arkansas to withdraw
  • WTIC TV channel 61 in Hartford, CT (CBS/FOX) begins broadcasting
1957 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
  • Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Tunch Ilkin, American football offensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1988, 89; Pittsburgh Steelers) and broadcaster (Pittsburgh Steelers TV & radio 1998-2020), born in Istanbul, Turkey)d. 2021)
Born in 1957

About September 23, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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