What Happened on September 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jawaharlal Nehru forms government in India

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru

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