What Happened on September 26, 1957

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Dag Hammarskjöld re-elected secretary-general of UN

Music Premiere

Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Jerome Robbins' musical "West Side Story" opens at the Winter Garden Theater, NYC; runs for 732 performances, wins 2 Tony Awards

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1957 History

About September 26, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

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