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: Australian Frank Sedgman wins his 2nd straight US title; beats American Gardnar Mulloy 6-1, 6-2, 6-3; last amateur major tournament before turning pro in 1953
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly retains her title; beats fellow American Doris Hart 6-3, 7-5