On This Day

September 14, 1947 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Jack Kramer wins second straight US title; beats fellow American Frank Parker 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, 6-3
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Louise Brough beats Margaret Osborne duPoint 8-6, 4-6, 6-1 for her only US singles title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Wolfgang Schwartz, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1968), born in Vienna, Austria
1947 in Sport