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World Historical and Societal Life March 1957

March
  • March 1 - "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 performances
  • March 1 - KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • March 1 - Kokomo the Chimp becomes Today Show animal editor
  • March 1 - U Nu becomes Prime Minister of Burma
  • March 1 - Arturo Lezama becomes President of the National Council of Government of Uruguay
  • March 1 - A merger between SNCASE (Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Sud Est) and SNCASO (Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Sud Ouest) forms Sud Aviation
  • March 3 - Corry Brokken wins Eurovision Song festival with "Just as then"
  • March 3 - Markham & Jones (GRB) win the Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs, CO
  • March 3 - Wagner & Paul (CAN) win Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs, CO
  • March 3 - David Jenkins (USA) wins Men's Figure Skating Champ in Colorado Springs, CO
  • March 3 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
  • March 3 - Carol Heiss (US) wins Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Colorado Springs, CO
  • March 4 - The S&P 500 stock market index is introduced, replacing the S&P 90.
  • March 5 - Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland
  • March 5 - Sgt Bilko satirizes Elvis Presley (Elvis Pelvin)
  • March 6 - United Kingdom colonies Gold Coast (now Ghana) and British Togoland become the independent Republic of Ghana
  • March 8 - Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal
  • March 8 - First performance of David Diamond's 6 Symphony in Boston
  • March 8 - Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships
  • March 8 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
  • March 9 - A 8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska
  • March 10 - Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy
  • March 10 - Floodgates of The Dalles Dam are closed inundating Celilo Falls and ancient Indian fisheries along the Columbia River in Oregon.
  • March 12 - German DR accepts 22 Russian divisions
  • March 13 - The FBI arrests Jimmy Hoffa and charges him with bribery
  • March 14 - Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana Cuba
  • March 14 - President Sukarno declares martial law in Indonesia
  • March 14 - Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns
  • March 15 - Third nation to explode a nuclear bomb (Britain)
  • March 16 - Nine Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young & Loretta Young
  • March 16 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • March 16 - Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating NY Rangers 14-1
  • March 17 - Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted
  • March 17 - Ramon Magsaysay, president of Philipines dies in a plane crash
  • March 18 - WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
  • March 19 - Indians reject Boston's offer of $1 million for Herb Score
  • March 20 - Britain accepts NATO offer to mediate in Cyprus, but Greece rejects it
  • March 20 - French newspaper L'Express reveals that the French army tortures Algerian prisoners
  • March 21 - Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending," premieres in NYC
  • March 22 - Earthquake gives SF shakes
  • March 22 - Republic of India adopts Saka calendar along with Gregorian
    March 23 - 19 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Kansas 54-53 (3 OTs)
  • March 23 - US army sells last homing pigeons
  • March 25 - NBA modifies the free-throw rule
  • March 25 - Treaty of Rome (patto di Roma) establishes European Economic Community (EEC); see EU; Common Mkt)
  • March 27 - 29 Academy Awards - "Around World in 80 Days," Bergman, Brynner win
  • March 28 - First National Curling Championship held
  • March 30 - First performance of Walter Piston's 4 Symphony

 

 

 


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Judith Ann Florian
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