On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • New York Yankees total 18 hits, all singles to rout Boston Red Sox, 11-2 at Fenway Park
  • Philadelphia A's rookie pitcher Bill McCahan no-hits Washington Senators, 3-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bell, Northern Irish rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian politician (Christian Democratic Party), born in Molde, Norway

Person of interestMario Draghi

Mario Draghi, Italian banker and President of the European Central Bank, born in Rome

Economist Mario Draghi
Mario Draghi
  • Michael Huffington, American oil millionaire (Rep-R-California, 1992-94), born in Dallas, Texas