On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1957

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
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Famous Birthdays

  • Khandi Alexander, American actress, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Patricia Tallman, American actress, born in Pontiac, Illinois
1957 Highlights

About September 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo