On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1970

Historical Events

  • US Open first Grand Slam tournament tiebreak is used to decide a set at 6-6; first player to reach 5 points with sudden death at 4-4

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Hollow Men), dies at 63
1970 Highlights

About September 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo