On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1889

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Defending champion Henry Slocum defeats Quincy Shaw 6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecil Weston, South African actress (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), born in Capetown (d. 1976)