Each and every year throughout history newspapers have held vital information that has impacted the lives of our ancestors as well as our own. Our archive contains the most notable of these event, some of which being from the ear 1957, including the formation of the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange, the death of Humphrey Bogart, the formation of the European Economic community, the suspension of nuclear testing for two years by President Eisenhower, the launching of the first Sputnik satellite by the Soviet Union, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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For Year 1957
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January 2, 1957
The Pacific Coast Stock Exchange is formed by combining the San Francisco stock exchange with the Los Angeles stock exchange.
January 3, 1957
The first electric watch is produced by the Hamilton Watch Company.
January 6, 1957
The Ed Sullivan Show has guest star Elvis Presley on the show for his 3rd and final appearance.
January 14, 1957
Humphrey Bogart dies after battling cancer for many years.
February 25, 1957
A Caucasian boy between 4 and 6 years old is found in a box on a sidewalk in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in an unresolved case known as The Boy In The Box.
March 1, 1957
The first publication of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat occurs in the United States.
March 4, 1957
The first publication of the S&P 500 guide is made by Standard & Poor.
March 13, 1957
The expiry of the Anglo-Jordanian Treaty of 1948 occurs.
March 14, 1957
Martial law is announced in Indonesia by President Sukarno.
March 25, 1957
The European Economic Community is formed by the Treaty of Rome.
March 26, 1957
Elvis Presley purchases his house in Memphis Tennessee known as Graceland at the age of 22 for $100,000 USD.
March 27, 1957
Best Picture of the 29th Academy Awards ceremony is won by Around the World in 80 Days.
April 12, 1957
The ability to self-rule is granted to Singapore and will come into effect on January 1, 1958 as declared by the United Kingdom.
May 3, 1957
The Dodgers baseball team is moved from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California upon the agreement of the team's owner Walter O'Malley.
June 6, 1957
John Lennon and Paul McCartney have their first encounter as teenagers, leading to the formation of the Beatles 3 years later.
July 9, 1957
The film Loving You starring Elvis Presley is released for the first time in theaters.
July 29, 1957
The formation International Atomic Energy Agency occurs.
August 21, 1957
Nuclear testing is suspended for 2 years as declared by President Dwight Eisenhower.
September 4, 1957
The Ford Motor Company's Edsel edition is released and this day goes on to be referred to as "E Day".
September 5, 1957
The first edition of On the Road by Jack Kerouac begins circulation.
October 4, 1957
Sputnik is launched by the Soviet Union as the first artificial satellite to rotate around the earth.
November 3, 1957
Sputnik 2 is launched by the Soviet Union with a dog named Laika on board as the first animal to travel around the Earth in orbit.
November 8, 1957
Elvis Presley's film Jailhouse Rock is released in the United States.