On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1957

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

"On the Road" by Jack Kerouac is published by Viking Press in New York

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista bombs an uprising in Cienfuegos

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yugoslavia bans Milovan Djilas' book "new class marine officers"

Politician and Writer Milovan Djilas
Politician and Writer
Milovan Djilas

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete, born in Ysselsteyn German war cemetery, Netherlands
1957 Highlights

About September 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo