What Happened on September 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 65th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maureen Connolly beats Shirley Fry Irvin (6-3, 1-6, 6-4)

Sport awardTennis Open

US National Men's Tennis Championship: Australian Frank Sedgman beats Vic Seixas of the United States 6-4, 6-1, 6-1

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Oldaker, American musician (461 Oceans Boulevard), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Person of interestMichael Keaton

Michael Keaton, 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