The year 1957 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1957 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1957 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
21 JuneEllen Fairclough was sworn in as Canada's first female cabinet minister.
22 JuneThe then Soviet Russia launched the R-12 missile for the first time.
27 JuneThe Medical Research Council of Britain released a report stating that smoking can cause lung cancer. The report was based on 25 years of research.
11 JulyAga Khan, an Islamic religious leader and founding member of the Muslim League, died.
28 JulyIn Ishaya, Japan, 992 people died due to heavy rains.
29 JulyThe United Nations formed the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA).
17 SeptemberMalaysia joins the United Nations.
19 SeptemberThe US conducted the first underground nuclear test in the Nevada desert.
04 OctoberThe first 83.5 kg heavy satellite in human history was delivered to space by the Soviet Union with Sputnik success. It circled the Earth 1400 times in 92 days and for the first time sent a radio message from space to Earth.
06 OctoberThe Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test at Novaya Gemalya.
03 NovemberThe Soviet Union sent a dog named Lyka into space. He was the first dog animal to reach the sky by riding in a spacecraft and circling the Earth.
14 NovemberChildren's Day was officially announced on the occasion of the birthday of the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
01 AugustThe National Book Institute was established.
03 AugustAbdul Rahman was elected the new leader of Malaysia under whose leadership Malaysia gained independence from Britain. Abdul Rahman, who was educated in Britain, though he came from the royal family, was always called the leader of the common man.
21 AugustThe Soviet Union tested the world's first intercontinental ballistic missile R-7 Semeyorka.
29 AugustThe Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, 1957.
03 JanuaryThe electric watch was first displayed in Pennsylvania, USA.
05 JanuaryThe Central Sales Tax Act came into effect.
25 AprilThe sodium nuclear reactor was first operated experimentally.
03 JanuaryThe Hamilton Watch Company inaugurated its first electric watch.
15 FebruaryAndrei Gromyko became the foreign minister of the Soviet Union.
01 MarchYu Nu became Prime Minister of Atomic Burma.
09 AprilEgypt reopened the Suez Canal for trade.
24 MayAnti-American riots broke out in Taipei city of Taiwan.
21 JuneJohn Diefenbaker became the 13th Prime Minister of Canada.
25 JulyThe University of Waterloo in Canada was established in the city of Ontario.
21 AugustUS President Dwight D Eisenhower announced a 2-year suspension for nuclear testing.
01 SeptemberThe Jamaica railway accident killed 175 people.
11 OctoberThe Jodrell Bank radio telescope opened in Cheshire England.
13 NovemberVenice was also flooded by the floods of Italy's Po Valley.
04 December92 people died in London in a Lewisham train accident
14 JanuaryKripalu Maharaj became the fifth Jagadguru, the supreme spiritual leader of Hinduism.
22 JanuaryNew York City police arrested George Metesky, better known asthe 'Mad Bomber', for planting over 30 bombs over 16 years throughoutthe city.
01 FebruaryInvented by German mechanical engineer Felix Wankel, the first working prototype of the Wankel rotary engine ran for the first time atthe research and development department of German manufacturer NSUMotorenwerke AG.
18 FebruaryKenyan independence leader Dedan Kimathi, who spearheaded theMau Mau Rebellion, was executed by British authorities, who saw him as aterrorist.
17 MarchA plane crash on the slope of Mount Manunggal killed PhilippinePresident Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.
25 MarchWest Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg sign the Treaty of Rome, establishing the European Economic Community.
15 MayThe UK tested its first hydrogen bomb on 15 May 1957 under Operation Grapl in Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean and then became the UK thermonuclear power. Britain named the first test of H-Bal as a short granite.
10 JuneUnder the leadership of John Defenbekar, the Progressive Conservative Party won the seats on the completion of 22 years of Liberal Party rule at the Canadian House of Commons at the Federal Party of Commons.
22 JuneThe Soviet Union launched the R -12 missile for the first time. The deployment of the R-12 missile in Cuba caused the Cuba missile crisis in 1962. A total of 2335 missiles were produced; However, all were destroyed in 1993 under the Soviet and American Arms Control Treaty.
06 JulyAlthi Gibson became the first black tennis player to win the Wimbledon Championship. She was an American tennis player and also a professional golfer. It was the world's first Grand Slam that was won by any colorful player in history.
11 JulyRajkumar Karim Al-Husaini succeeded in becoming the 49th Imam of Sultan Mahomad Shah Astay Khan.
14 JulyRavya Atiya took her seat to incite the first female MP in the Arab world in the National Assembly of Egypt.
25 JulyMore than a year after gaining independence from France, Tunisia ended his monarchy, Hussainid dynasty, and became a Republic.
10 August, W.E. Peterson hopes that the invention of "protective milk" can treat various human diseases such as cancer, rheumatic fever and even normal colds. Doctors have been testing by injecting bacteria in cow's milk to create immunity in those who consume milk. However, many people have not tried this milk.
27 AugustMalaya's Constitution came into force, for three days the federation of Malaya gained formal independence from Unitedcade.
31 AugustThe British have handed over power to their colony of Malaya, yet it will exist as a member of the British Commonwealth.
02 SeptemberPresident of South Vietnam Ngô NGNH Di? Became the first state head to visit Australia.
22 SeptemberFrançois 'Papa Doctor ' Duvallier was elected as Haiti's populist president before the integration of power and ruled as a dictator for his life.
24 SeptemberBarcelona's camp noou is currently the largest stadium with 99,354 seating capacity in Europe.
29 SeptemberIn an explosion at the Soviet nuclear rebellion plant, 74 to 1850 pibes of radioactive material were issued.
03 OctoberA judge of California's Superior Court ruled that a poem 'Hell ' 'is' social importance' by Alan Honsburg and thus it is Nob.
04 OctoberThe Soviet spacecraft is Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite in the Earth, which was launched by an R -7 rocket from the Baconurcosomodrome near the Turetum of Cur SSR.
02 NovemberPeople from Levelland, Texas saw unknown light objects with bright lights. Jim Lee, head of the Interplander Space Petrol, then estimated that the UFOs are soon to come in large quantities and those who have doubted the claim will have no option but to agree.
03 NovemberIn the first mission of its kind, a living animal, a dog was launched at the Russian spacecraft, Sputnik 2, to enter the Earth's orbit in space.
03 NovemberThe Soviet Union launched the Sputnik 2 spacecraft, in which the Russian space dog was taken from Earth to the first orbit.
20 December20 December, the first flight of Boeing 707, the first was a commercially unsuccessful jet aircraft.
23 DecemberIan Craig of Australia became the youngest Test cricket captain.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1957 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
30 JulyExport Risk Insurance Corporation of India Private) Limited was established.
25 AugustIndia won the title of world champion by winning the final of the Polo World Championship in France.
06 MayRajendra Prasad won the election again on 6 May 1957 with 459,698 votes over Chaudhary Hari Ram and Nagendra Narayan Das, who got 2,672 and 2000 votes respectively. He is the only President to win two terms of India's presidential election.
27 MayThe Indian Copyright Act was passed. The Copyright Act, 1957 controls the subject of copyright law in India. The history of copyright law in India can be discovered back in its colonial era under the British. The Copyright Act 1957 was the first copyright law in India and the law has been revised six times since 1957. The most recent amendment was in the year 2012 through the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1957 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
15 OctoberMira Nair / Director / India
Naina Lal Kidwai / Indian banker, chartered accountant and business executive / India
01 OctoberArchana Ramasundram / Police officer / India
01 OctoberArchana Ramasundaram / Civil Servant / India
01 OctoberArchana Ramasundram / Civil Servant / India
01 JanuaryJackie Shroff / Actor / India
08 JuneDimple Kapadia / Actress / India
10 MayNaina Lal Kidwai / Banker / India
11 FebruaryTina Ambani / Actress / India
11 FebruaryTina Munim / Actress / India
14 AugustJohnny Lever / Actor / India
15 OctoberMira Nair / Director / India
16 DecemberH. D. Kumaraswamy / Politician / India
16 AugustR. R. Patil / Politician / India
18 JanuaryNafisa Ali / Actress / India
27 MayNitin Gadkari / Politician / India
28 JulyAnil Janavijay / Writer / India
NA NALabh Janjua / Singer / India
NA NAMeera Borwankar / Police officer / India
NA NANarendra Karmarkar / Scientist / India

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