What Happened on January 2, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

In the first of 4 meetings between the fighters, Gene Fullmer wins the world middleweight boxing title with a 15-round unanimous decision over Sugar Ray Robinson at New York’s Madison Square Garden

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson


Famous Birthdays

  • Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)