On this day: September 2

Published On: Aug 22 2013 10:51:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 02 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

London burns, Atlanta falls to Union forces, Japan surrenders to end World War II, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates its opening with a star-studded jam, all on this day.

OTD September 2 - Nate Archibald
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By Malcolm W. Emmons (The Sporting News Archives) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1948: Basketball Hall of Fame point guard Nate "Tiny" Archibald, who spent 14 years playing in the NBA, most notably with the Kansas City Kings and Boston Celtics, is born in New York City. The six-time NBA All-Star won an NBA championship with the Celtics in 1981 and led the NBA in scoring and assists in 1973 while playing with the Kings. He also played a season each with the New York Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks.

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