On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1952

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Old Man & the Sea" published

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Australian Frank Sedgman wins his second straight US title; beats American Gardnar Mulloy 6-1, 6-2, 6-3; last amateur major before turning pro in 1953
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Maureen Connolly beats fellow American Doris Hart 6-3, 7-5