What Happened on September 2, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

23rd PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Hershey CC Hershey Pa

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverly Sanders, actress (Lotsa Luck, CPO Sharkey), born in Hollywood, California
  • Harry Northup, American actor (The Silence of the Lambs, Taxi Driver), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • Jimmy Clanton, Baton Rogue, La, rock vocalist (Just a Dream)
  • Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist