What Happened on September 5, 1951

Historical Events

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Frank Sedgman of Australia beats American Vic Seixas 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 for his first of 2 straight US singles crowns

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Maureen Connolly wins her 1st of 9 Grand Slam singles titles; beats fellow American Shirley Fry 6-3, 1-6, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Oldaker, American session and touring drummer (Bob Seger; Leon Russell; Eric Clapton; Peter Frampton), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2020)

Michael KeatonMichael Keaton (71 years old)

American actor (Gung Ho, Batman, Beetlejuice), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Patti McGuire, American model and television producer, born in Dexter, Missouri
  • Paul Breitner, German footballer, born in Kolbermoor, Germany
Born in 1951

About September 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo