On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ford Motor Co introduces Edsel

USALittle Rock Crisis

Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to prevent 9 black students from entering a Little Rock's Central High School
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The 101st Airborne Division escort the nine black students into Little Rock School in Arkansas
The 101st Airborne Division escort the nine black students into Little Rock School in Arkansas

Famous Birthdays

  • Khandi Alexander, American actress, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Patricia Tallman, American actress, born in Pontiac, Illinois