On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1
  • Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower signs 1st civil rights bill since Reconstruction

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriele Tredozi, Italian engineer
  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France

Famous Deaths

  • Ettore Pozzoli, composer, dies at 84
1957 Highlights

About September 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo