Historical Events In September - 08
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1993 Hall Bartlett, US director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1994 A US Air 737 jetliner crashes during final approach to Pittsburgh International Airport, killing all 132 people on board on this day in history.
1994 On September - 08 arthur Rex Alston, British sports commentator, dies at 93
1995 Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1996 On September - 08 elizabeth Eyre de Lanaux, designer artist/writer, dies at 102
1998 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 on this day in history.
2007 On September - 08 over 50 people die when car bomb explodes in the Algerian port city of Dellys.
2012 On this day in history 6 people are killed by a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan
2013 On September - 08 11 people are killed and 18 are injured after a gunfire attack in Guatemala City
2014 On this day in history marin Čilić wins the US Open men's tennis singles
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 On September - 08 archaeologists uncover more than 300 gold coins from late imperial period from theatre in Como, Italy
2019 On this day in history estimated 1 million attend a mass held by Pope Francis near Antananarivo, Madagascar
2019 On September - 08 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