What Happened on September 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 64th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Osborne duPont beats Doris Hart (6-3, 6-3)
  • 70th U.S. Men's National Championship: Art Larsen beats Herb Flam (6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3)
  • 98.3 cm rainfall at Yankeetown, Florida (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Guisewite, American cartoonist (Cathy), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Kathy Cronkite, American actress (Annie-Hizzonner), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer, born in Wales