On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1957

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Dodgers play their final game in Jersey City, a 3-2 loss v Philadelphia Phillies; 11-4 record in New Jersey
  • KTCA TV channel 2 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn sets an NL record for a left-hander with 41st shut-out; beats Cubs, 8-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Erhan Önal, Turkish soccer central defender (12 caps; FC Bayern Munich, Standard Liège, Galatasaray), born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2021)
  • Garth Ancier, American television executive

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Future world heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston (27) weds Geraldine Clark in St. Louis, Missouri

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston

1957 Highlights

About September 3, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo