On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills: American Frank Parker successfully defends title; beats William Talbert 14-12, 6-1, 6-2
  • US Women's National Tennis Championship, Forest Hills: Sarah Palfrey Cooke wins second US title; beats Pauline Betz Addie 3-6, 8-6, 6-4
  • World War II: Japanese forces in the Philippines surrender to the Allies

Famous Birthdays

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