On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Portland GC: Ben Hogan beats Ed Oliver, 6 & 4 for first of his 9 major titles

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Ghigna (Father Goose), American poet and children's books author (Tickle Day: Poems from Father Goose), born in Bayside, New York
  • Charlie Sanders, American football player (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Larry LaRocco, American politician (Rep-D-Idaho), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rollie Fingers, American baseball relief pitcher (Oakland Athletics, AL MVP, Cy Young Award 1981), born in Steubenville, Ohio