On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Pelham CC: Defending champion Gene Sarazen beats Walter Hagan in 38 holes for 3rd of his 7 major titles
  • Steinhart Aquarium in Golden Gate Park opens to public

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • O A "Bum" Phillips, football coach (Houston Oilers/New Orlean Saints)
  • Stan Berenstain, American children's author (The Berenstain Bears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)