What Happened on September 7, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

111th Women's U.S. Open: Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova (7-6, 6-1)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 1st South African international competition in 25 years, gymnastics
  • Die Laughing wins Messenger Stakes
  • Ty Detmer of Brigham Young passes NCAA record 11,606 yards

Famous Weddings

  • US actor Harry Hamlin weds actress Nicollette Sheridan

Famous Deaths

  • Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
  • Ben Piazza, actor (Consenting Adults), dies of cancer at 58
  • John Crosby, US columnist/detective writer dies at 79
  • John Lawrence, examined effect of neutron radiation on fabric, dies