Historical Events In September - 08
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1993 Hall Bartlett, US director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70 on September - 08.
1994 On September - 08 a US Air 737 jetliner crashes during final approach to Pittsburgh International Airport, killing all 132 people on board.
1994 On September - 08 arthur Rex Alston, British sports commentator, dies at 93
1995 On September - 08 eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer, dies at 73
1996 On this day in history elizabeth Eyre de Lanaux, designer artist/writer, dies at 102
1998 On this day in history st. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire breaks Roger Maris' single-season home run record by hitting number 62 during a game against the Chicago Cubs.
2007 Over 50 people die when car bomb explodes in the Algerian port city of Dellys on September - 08.
2012 6 people are killed by a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on this day in history.
2013 11 people are killed and 18 are injured after a gunfire attack in Guatemala City on September - 08.
2014 Marin ÄŒiliÄ‡ wins the US Open men's tennis singles on September - 08.
2018 On September - 08 uS Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka first Japanese female to win a Grand Slam singles final; beats Serena Williams in controversial match 6-2, 6-4
2018 On this day in history egypt sentences over 700 people, including 75 death sentences for 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya square
2018 Archaeologists uncover more than 300 gold coins from late imperial period from theatre in Como, Italy on this day in history.
2019 On this day in history estimated 1 million attend a mass held by Pope Francis near Antananarivo, Madagascar
2019 On this day in history uS Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev of Russia 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to win his 19th Grand Slam singles title, and 4th US crown
2021 US Biden administration releases blueprint calling for 44% of American electricity to come from the sun by 2050 (currently 3%)  on September - 08.
2021 On September - 08 large statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee removed from plinth on Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia