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World Historical and Societal Life October 1957

October
  • October 1 - B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack
  • October 1 - First appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. paper currency.
  • October 2 - NY Yankees appear in their 25 World Series
  • October 2 - New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores
  • October 3 - Willy Brandt elected mayor of West Berlin
  • October 3 - Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.
  • October 4 - "Leave It to Beaver," debuts on CBS
  • October 4 - Sputnik program: The Soviet Union (USSR) launches Sputnik I, the first artificial Earth satellite to orbit the earth.
  • October 4 - Avro Arrow roll-out ceremony at Avro Canada plant in Malton, Ontario.
  • October 5 - 11 NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3 at Montreal
  • October 5 - 12 Ryder Cup: Britain-Ireland win, 7-4 at Lindrick Golf Club (Rotherham, Yorkshire, England)
  • October 5 - Yugoslav dissident Milovan Djilos sentenced to 7 years
  • October 6 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • October 6 - Wiffi Smith wins LPGA United Voluntary Services Golf Open
  • October 7 - "American Bandstand" premieres
  • October 7 - KOAC TV channel 7 in Corvallis, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • October 7 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Invitational
  • October 8 - Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
  • October 8 - Procter & Gamble-director N McElroy becomes US Min of Defense
  • October 8 - Soviet spy Jack Sobel sentenced to 7 years (NYC)
  • October 8 - Turkish & Syrian border guards exchange fire
  • October 9 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
  • October 9 - Neil H. McElroy was sworn in as the 6 Secretary of Defense of United States.
  • October 10 - US President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he was refused service in a Dover, Delaware restaurant.
  • October 11 - Radio telescope of Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, UK, opened.
  • October 10 - Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
  • October 10 - Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3 time in 1 World Series
  • October 10 - Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54 World Series
  • October 10 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • October 10 - The Windscale fire in Cumbria, UK becomes the world's first major nuclear accident.
  • October 12 - "Mask & Gown" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • October 12 - "Simply Heavenly" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • October 12 - First completed flight between California & Antartica
  • October 12 - Canadian Prime Minister Lester Bowles Pearson wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • October 14 - German Dem Rep recalls East Mark & issues new currency
  • October 14 - Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1
  • October 14 - Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian monarch to open the Parliament of Canada with the Speech from the Throne.
  • October 15 - Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
  • October 16 - Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip visits Williamsburg Virginia
  • October 16 - USAF sends 2 aluminium bullets into space
  • October 17 - "Copper & Brass" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • October 17 - Britain's Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip visit the White House
  • October 17 - Dike Marken-Dutch mainland closed
  • October 17 - French author Albert Camus awarded Nobel Prize in Literature
  • October 17 - II Tsjoendrigar becomes premier of Pakistan
  • October 19 - "Damn Yankees" closes at 46 St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances
  • October 19 - Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Mont, became 1 NHLer to score 500 goals
  • October 20 - Karachi A (277-0d) beat Sind A by an innings without losing a wkt
  • October 20 - Walter Cronkite begins hosting weekly documentary
  • October 21 - Giants purchase Class-A Phoenix team
  • October 21 - Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens
  • October 21 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
  • October 22 - Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany
  • October 22 - KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1 broadcast
  • October 23 - First test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3
  • October 23 - Morocco begins its invasion of Ifni.
  • October 24 - Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
  • October 24 - The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.
  • October 25 - Russian minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed
  • October 25 - Assassination of a Mafia boss Albert Anastasia in a barber shop in Park Sheraton Hotel.
  • October 26 - USSR fires defense minister, Marshal Georgi Zhukov
  • October 27 - Celal Bayar re-elected president of Turkey
  • October 27 - WOWL TV channel 15 in Florence, AL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • October 27 - WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • October 28 - WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • October 29 - Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)
  • October 30 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 11 Symphony premieres in Moscow
  • October 30 - Soviet Union launches, Sputnik II, carrying a dog named Laika
  • October 30 - WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1 broadcast
  • October 30 - WYTV TV channel 33 in Youngstown, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • October 31 - "Jamaica" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 558 performances

 


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