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World Historical and Societal Life September 1957

September 
  • September 1 - Excursion train crashed into a ravine killing 175, injuring 400
  • September 1 - WAVY TV channel 10 in Portsmouth-Norfolk, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • September 1 - WHC (now WPXI) TV channel 11 in Pittsburgh, PA (NBC) 1 broadcast
  • September 1 - WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • September 2 - 1 edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die
  • September 2 - Milwaukee Braves' Frank Torre scores 6 runs in 1 game
  • September 2 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • September 3 - Dodgers play last game in Jersey City (11-4 in NJ)
  • September 3 - KTCA TV channel 2 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • September 3 - Warren Spahn sets record for a lefty pitcher with 41 shut-out
  • September 4 - The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel on what the company proclaims as "E Day."
  • September 4 - Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to stop 9 black students from entering a Little Rock high school
  • September 4 - American Civil Rights Movement: Little Rock Crisis - Orville Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the US National Guard to prevent black students from enrolling in Central High School in Little Rock.
  • September 5 - Cuban dictator Batista bombs Cienfuegos uprising
  • September 5 - Yugoslavia bans Milovan Djilas' book "new class marine officers"
  • September 6 - Elvis records "White Xmas," "Silent Night" & "Here Comes Santa Claus"
  • September 7 - 71 US Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Louise Brough (63 62)
  • September 7 - WWL TV channel 4 in New Orleans, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • September 8 - 77 US Mens Tennis: M J Anderson beats Ashley J Cooper (108 75 64)
  • September 8 - Jackie Wilson, releases his 1 solo single "Reet Petite"
  • September 8 - Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV
  • September 9 - "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1
  • September 9 - Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited
  • September 9 - Pres Eisenhower signs 1 civil rights bill since Reconstruction
  • September 10 - "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances
  • September 12 - Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus visits US
  • September 14 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia
  • September 14 - UN resolution deplores & condemns USSR invasion of Hungary
  • September 14 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • September 15 - "Bachelor Father" with John Forsythe premieres
  • September 15 - Adenauers CDU wins parliamentary election in West Germany
  • September 15 - SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game
  • September 16 - Coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)
  • September 16 - LA City Council approves 300-acre site in Chavez Ravine for Dodgers
  • September 17 - KETV TV channel 7 in Omaha, NB (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • September 17 - Scott Crossfield takes X-15 up for 1 powered flight
  • September 17 - Thailand military coup under marshal Sarit Thanarat
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  • September 17 - Two male attorneys "stand in" as actress Sophia Loren & producer Carlo Ponti wed by proxy in Juarez, Mexico
  • September 17 - The North East Humanists group is founded in Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • September 18 - "Wagon Train" premieres
  • September 18 - Electric train joining in Amsterdam-Brussels
  • September 19 - 1 underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas Nevada
  • September 19 - Dalida is the first artist to be awarded a gold record in France for 300,000 sales of "Bambino".
  • September 21 - "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
  • September 21 - German sail training ship Pamir sails Atlantic Ocean
  • September 21 - Olav V becomes king of Norway
  • September 21 - Pote Sarasin forms government in Thailand
  • September 22 - "Maverick" premieres
  • September 22 - Duke Snider's 39 & 40 home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field
  • September 23 - "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1
  • September 23 - Milwaukee Braves clinch NL pennant by beating Cards 4-2
  • September 23 - WTIC TV channel 61 in Hartford, CT (CBS/FOX) begins broadcasting
  • September 23 - White mob forces 9 black students who had entered a Little Rock high school in Arkansas to withdraw
  • September 24 - Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0
  • September 24 - President Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools
  • September 24 - Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.
  • September 21 - Olav V becomes King of Norway on the death of Haakon VII.
  • September 25 - 300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark
  • September 25 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
  • September 25 - Soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced
  • September 26 - "West Side Story" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 734 performances
  • September 26 - Bernstein & Sondheim's musical "West Side Story," premieres in NYC
  • September 26 - Dag Hammarskjoeld re-elected secretary-general of UN
  • September 26 - Musical "West Side Story," opens on Broadway
  • September 26 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • September 27 - Giants rent Seals Stadium until Candlestick is built
  • September 28 - "Dollar A Second," last airs on NBC-TV
  • September 28 - "Gisele MacKenzie Show," debuts on NBC-TV
  • September 28 - "Honeycomb," by Jimmie Rodgers hits #1
  • September 28 - Dutch Queen Juliana opens Velser Tunnels
  • September 29 - "DuPont Show of the Month," debuts on CBS-TV
  • September 29 - "Paul Winchell Show," debuts on ABC-TV
  • September 29 - 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)
  • September 29 - Buddy Holly & Crickets released second single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"
  • September 29 - NY Giants play & lose their last game at Polo Grounds (9-1 to Pitts)
  • September 29 - Passenger train & oil train crash in Gambar West Pakistan, 300 die
  • September 30 - French government of Mauroy, resigns due to Algeria
  • September 30 - WKYT TV channel 27 in Lexington, KY (CBS) begins broadcasting

 

 


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