On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die
  • 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, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Tony Alva, American skateboarder

Famous Deaths

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