On This Day

September 5, 1950 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 98.3 cm rainfall at Yankeetown, Florida (state record)
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis: American Art Larsen beats countryman Herb Flam 6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 for his only Grand Slam title
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: In an all-American final Margaret Osborne duPont beats Doris Hart 6-3, 6-3 for her third consecutive US singles crown