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  In The Year...
  1957
 
CONTENTS
Chronology of Events
The Year in Pictures
Notable Deaths
Notable Births
Disasters
World Leaders
Governors
Awards and Honors
Entertainment News and Highlights
Sports News and Highlights Iron Liege won the Kentucky Derby. The Milwaukee Braves won the World Series.
Aga Khan IVAga Khan IV, formerly Prince Karim, became the spiritual leader of 20,000,000 Ismaili Moslems upon the death of his grandfather, Aga Khan III, on July 12, 1957.
Albino CalfAlbino Calf
American Bar Association MeetingAmerican Bar Association Meeting
British Hydrogen BombThe British Test A Hydrogen Bomb On May 15, 1957, the United Kingdom became the third nation to explode a fusion, or hydrogen, bomb.
Freaky-Looking FishFreaky-Looking Fish
Gorilla BirthdayGorilla Birthday
High-Rise RescueHigh-Rise Rescue Firemen and police help a New York City window washer in June 1957 after one of his safety straps gave way about twelve stories above the street.
Kissed by a PrinceKissed by a Prince
Laurel Diamond JubileeLaurel, Mississippi, Diamond Jubilee
Mardi Gras ParadeMardi Gras Parade
Mayflower IIMayflower II On June 12, 1957, a replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620 landed at Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Milk-Stealing BirdMilk-Stealing Bird
Minneapolis AquatennialMinneapolis Aquatennial Held during the third full week of July since 1940, the Aquatennial celebrates the city's many lakes, rivers, and streams.
Mother GiraffeMother Giraffe
Multilingual ServiceMultilingual Service
Naval Academy MascotNaval Academy Mascot
Nixon at West PointNixon at West Point
Presidential HelicopterPresidential Helicopter In March two 4-passenger helicopters were purchased for use by President Eisenhower and his Secret Service "escorts." Their primary purpose was to carry the President from the White House to the airport.
Rikers Island ParoleesRikers Island Parolees Many prisoners who rescued passengers from an airplane crash on Rikers Island, New York, February 1, 1957, were granted early releases in thanks for their efforts.
Two Kings MeetTwo Kings Meet A long-standing feud between the Hashemites and the house of Saud came to an end in 1957 when King Faisal II of Iraq, King Hussein of Jordan, and King Saud of Saudi Arabia stood together against interference by Egypt and Syria in Jordan's internal affairs.
Unexpected Mother SnakeUnexpected Mother Snake
United Nations ProtestUnited Nations Protest
Unwanted MummyUnwanted Mummy
Veiled Prophet ParadeVeiled Prophet Parade
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