On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Marie Robie sinks 393 yd hole-in-one (1st hole in Furnace Brook)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dado Topić, Croatian musician (Time, Dragonfly), born in Nova Gradiška, Croatia
  • Dean Pees, American football coach, born in Dunkirk, Ohio

Person of interestTom Watson

Tom Watson, American golfer (8-time major winner; British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Golfer Tom Watson
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Tom Watson