What Happened on September 2, 1946

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

American golfer Ben Hogan wins the Golden State Open at California CC in Los Angeles; his 3rd consecutive PGA event and 11th title of the season; 2nd time that year he wins 3 straight tournaments

Historic Event

Jawaharlal Nehru forms government in India

Famous Birthdays

Billy PrestonBilly Preston (1946-2006)

American soul musician, singer and pianist, 5th Beatle ("Nothing From Nothing"; "You Are So Beautiful"), born in Houston, Texas

  • Luis Avalos, actor (Condo, E/R, I Had 3 Wives), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Marty Grebb, rocker (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
1946 Highlights

About September 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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