What Happened on September 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 63rd U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Osborne duPont beats Doris Hart (6-4, 6-1)
  • 69th U.S. Men's National Championship: Pancho Gonzales beats Ted Schroeder (16-18, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4); longest singles final match by number of games (67), before the tiebreaker introduction

Famous Birthdays

  • David "Clem" Clempson, English rocker (Humble Pie), born in Tamworth, Staffordshire