What Happened on September 24, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

52nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Alice Marble beats Nancye Wynne Bolton (6-0, 6-3)

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble
  • 58th U.S. Men's National Championship: Don Budge beats Gene Mako (6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1) and becomes 1st tennis player to win a grand slam
  • Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles US tennis title

Famous Deaths

  • Lev Schnirelmann, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)