What happened this day in history March 17, 1957

What are the important events that happened on March 17, 1957? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 17, 1957: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 17, 1957 is the 76th day of the year 1957 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 4, 1957 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘heptacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,115.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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March 17, 1957 Historical Events

  • 1957
    A plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.

Who were born on March 17, 1957?

  • 1957
    Mal Donaghy, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1957
    Michael Kelly, American journalist (d. 2003)

Who died on March 17, 1957?

  • 1957
    Ramon Magsaysay, President of the Philippines (b. 1907)

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