On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st US Open Women's Golf, Spokane CC: Patty Berg wins inaugural Open and only one played in match play format; takes 36-hole final 5 & 4 over Betty Jameson
  • Greece votes for monarchy

Famous Birthdays

Barry Gibb

Barry Gibb, English singer-songwriter (The Bee Gees), born in Douglas, Isle of Man

  • Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone, 1966-71 - "Dance To The Music"; "Everyday People"; Jerry Garcia Band, 1974-84), born in San Francisco, California
  • Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea
1946 Highlights

About September 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo