|Centuries:||19t century – 20t century – 21st century|
|Decades:||1920s 1930s 1940s – 1950s – 1960s 1970s 1980s|
|Years:||1954 1955 1956 – 1957 – 1958 1959 1960|
1957 is a year o the Gregorian calendar.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- January: An Irish Republican Army attack on the Brookeborough police barracks leads tae the deaths o Seán Sou an Fergal O'Hanlon.
- 5t January : The president Eisenhower demands tae the Congress special pawers tae struggle agains Communist menace in Near-East.
- 9t January: Martin Luther King foonds the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
- 23t January: Ku Klux Klan members farce the truck driver Willie Edwards tae spring off a bridge intae the Alabama Strict; he drowns as a result.
- February: Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is executed by the British colonial government.
- 25t Mairch: The Rome Treaty is ratified bi the Five Members o the Economic European Community.
- 26 Mairch – 22-year-auld Elvis Presley buys Graceland on 3734 Bellevue Boulevard (Highway 51 South) far 100,000 US dollars. He and his family dwell from the housie on 1034 Audubon Drive.
- Mey: Gustavo Rojas Pinilla's goveirnment an he fall in Colombia.
- Kim Tu-bong, president o the People's Supreme Assembly, opponent o Kim Il-sung is killed in North Korea
- 24t September: Nine black bairns are expelsit frae a schuil in Little Rock (Arkansas) bi alot o fowks. Eisenhower sends thoosand parachutists thair tae mak the schuil respect the law.
- The Saare (Saarland) is integrated bi the Federal Republic o Germany.
See awso[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Years o the XIXt an XXt centuries
- 1957 an 1958 Packards
- The next year on calendar is 1958-The precedent is 1956.
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