On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

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


Person of interestBarry Gibb

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

Bee Gees Singer Barry Gibb
Bee Gees Singer
Barry Gibb
  • Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea