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World Historical and Societal Life April 1957

April 
  • April 1 - First new conscripts join the Bundeswehr
  • April 1 - Trial begins in Budapest against participants in October uprising
  • April 1 - WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • April 1 - World's biggest glass oven used
  • April 3 - Samuel Beckett's "Endgame," premieres in London
  • April 3 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
  • April 4 - Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10 Symphony, premieres in Paris
  • April 5 - First elected government of Kerala. CPI won the elections and E. M. S. Namboodiripad became the first chief minister of United Kerala
  • April 6 - NYC ends trolley car service
  • April 6 - USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)
  • April 6 - Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.
  • April 7 - 21 Golf Masters Championship: Doug Ford wins, shooting a 283
  • April 7 - Last of NY's electric trolleys completes its final run
  • April 9 - Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy," premieres in Wash DC
  • April 9 - Suez Canal cleared; Egypt reopens Suez Canal for all shipping
  • April 10 - John Osborne's "Entertainer," premieres in London
  • April 10 - Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
  • April 10 - Suez canal reopens for all traffic
  • April 10 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
  • April 11 - Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires
  • April 11 - Ryan X-13 Vertijet becomes 1 jet to take-off & land vertically
  • April 11 - Britain agrees to Singaporean self-rule.
  • April 12 - Jim Spalding set a 2088 pin nine-game bowling record
  • April 12 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
  • April 12 - United Kingdom announces that Singapore will gain self rule January 1, 1958
  • April 12 - Allen Ginsberg's poem Howl, printed in England, is seized by U.S. customs officials on the grounds of obscenity
  • April 14 - "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • April 14 - 11 NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
  • April 14 - 11 Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night & My Fair Lady win
  • April 14 - Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in US is temp halted
  • April 14 - Leah Neuberger wins her 8 women's singles ping pong championship
  • April 14 - Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
  • April 15 - Congress gives Post Office $41M; restoring Saturday mail delivery
  • April 15 - KTVI TV channel 2 in Saint Louis, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • April 15 - Saturday mail delivery restored after Congress givs PO $41 million
  • April 16 - Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
  • April 16 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
  • April 17 - Brecon Beacons in South Wales is designated a national park
  • April 20 - 61 Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05
  • April 20 - Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3 player to hit a ball out of Fenway
  • April 21 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
  • April 21 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fidei Donum
  • April 22 - All NL teams intergates, John Irwin Kennedy is 1 black on Phillies
  • April 24 - Chic Cub pitchers walk NL record 9 Reds in 5 inning
  • April 25 - 1 experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
  • April 25 - Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
  • April 25 - WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • April 26 - Jamestown, Va 350 Anniversary Festival opens
  • April 28 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • April 28 - WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • April 29 - 1 military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va

 

 


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