Historical Events on April 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"12 Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb, is released

  • "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 11th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
  • 11th Tony Awards: "Long Days Journey into the Night" & "My Fair Lady" win
  • Saturday postal delivery in US is temporarily halted due to lack of funds