On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, St. Louis CC: Lew Worsham defeats Sam Snead by 1 stroke in an 18-hole playoff for his only major title

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)
  • Paul Patterson, composer