What happened this day in history October 4, 1957

What are the important events that happened on October 4, 1957? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 4, 1957: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 4, 1957 is the 277th day of the year 1957 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 88 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 21, 1957 – a Friday. 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 ‘dihectaheptacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $11,356.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 4, 1957 Historical Events

  • 1957
    Avro Arrow roll-out ceremony at Avro Canada plant in Malton, Ontario.
  • 1957
    Leave It To Beaver premieres on CBS.
  • 1957
    Space Race: Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.
  • 1957
    Sputnik 1 is launched by the Soviet Union.

Who were born on October 4, 1957?

  • 1957
    Alexander Tkachyov, Soviet gymnast
  • 1957
    Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • 1957
    Kyra Schon, American actress
  • 1957
    Russell Simmons, American entrepreneur

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