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

Baseball Record

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

Sonny Liston

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

1957 Highlights

About September 3, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Diana - Paul Anka