On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1957

Historical Events

Historic Publication

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

Historic Event

Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista bombs an uprising in Cienfuegos

Historic Event

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


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? 64 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Diana - Paul Anka