What Happened on September 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 59th U.S. Women's National Championship: Sarah Palfrey Cooke beats Pauline Betz Addie (3-6, 8-6, 6-4)
  • 65th U.S. Men's National Tennis Championship: Frank Parker beats William Talbert (14-12, 6-1, 6-2)
  • World War II: Japanese forces in the Philippines surrender to the Allies

Famous Birthdays

  • George Biondo, rock musician (Steppenwolf), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mike Harrison, keyboardist (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)