What Happened on September 13, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 118th Men's U.S. Open: Patrick Rafter beats Mark Philippoussis (6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0)

Sport awardTennis Open

118th Women's U.S. Open: Lindsay Davenport beats Martina Hingis (6-3, 7-5)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 50th Emmy Awards: The Practice, Frasier, Andre Braugher & Christine Lahti win

Famous Weddings


Person of interestPerson of Interest

"Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire


Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Wallace, American politician (Gov-D-Ala) and presidential candidate, dies of septic shock at 79

Politician and Segregationist George Wallace
Politician and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)