Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated

State of Israel comes into existence

Army segregation ended by President Truman

Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Starts 5
Best Finish Won in 1948, '50 & '54
Rds 20
Cuts Made 5
Top 3 5
Top 5 5
Top 10 5
Top 25 5
Avg. 74.30
Scores In 60s 0
Rds Under Par 5
Earnings $6,350.00


Mrs. George Zaharias, playing from Ferndale, N.Y., won her first Championship at the Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, N.J., with an even 300 and led Miss Elizabeth Hicks by eight strokes. The purse was $7,500, and the competition was played in bad weather. Miss Grace Lenczyk, of Newington, Conn., with a score of 313, finished in a tie for fourth and was the leading amateur.

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