What Happened on September 2, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "I Remember Mama" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • 79th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Mark O'Meara

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
  • Tomer Ben Yosef, Israeli footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90
  • Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (b. 1903)