What Happened on August 2, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US Open Golf, CC of Buffalo: John McDermott successfully defends title by 2 strokes from Tom McNamara

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Dvorak [McKim], American actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Bela Szigeti, Hungarian theoretical physicist, born in Budapest (d. 1996)
  • Vladimir Žerjavić, Croatian economist and UN statistician, born in Križ, Moslavania, Croatia (d. 2001)