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

71st U.S. Men's National Championship: Frank Sedgman beats Vic Seixas (6-4, 6-1, 6-1)

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Michael Keaton, 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