What Happened on September 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 60th U.S. Women's National Championship: Pauline Betz Addie beats Patricia Canning Todd (11-9, 6-3)
  • 66th U.S. Men's National Championship: Jack Kramer beats Tom Brown Jr. (9-7, 6-3, 6-0)
  • Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (CPL) strikes out minors record 456
  • Bulgaria ends monarchy
  • SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
  • L.C. Greenwood, American football player, (d. 2013)