On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1957

Historical Events

  • Milwaukee 1st baseman Frank Torre scores 6 runs to tie the MLB record; Braves rout Chicago Cubs 23-10
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Porcaro, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Toto, 1977-87, 2010-19 - "Rosanna"; "Africa"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Tony Alva, American skateboarder

Famous Deaths

  • William Alexander Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur), dies at 90
1957 Highlights

About September 2, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo