What Happened on September 7, 1952

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Alberto Ascari of Italy in a Ferrari wins FIA World Championship of Drivers with victory in season ending Italian Grand Prix at Monza; wins title by 12 points from countryman Giuseppe Farina
  • General Naguib forms Egyptian government and becomes Premier
  • NY Yankees Johnny Mize's pinch-hit grand slam gives Yanks a 5-1 win at Washington, giving him a HR in all 15 major league parks
  • Outfielder Don Grate throws a baseball a record 434'1" (Tenn)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Whitey Ford becomes 5th pitcher to hurl consecutive 1 hitters

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Ricardo Tormo, Spanish Grand Prix motocycle racer, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1998)