On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 37th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (5-0)
  • Juliana crowned Queen of The Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerrit Hendrik Kersten, Dutch vicar and founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66