What Happened on September 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

128th Men's U.S. Open: Roger Federer beats Andy Murray (6-2, 7-5, 6-2)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray

Sport awardTennis Open

128th Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Jelena Jankovic (6-4, 7-5)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Latvia joins its northern neighbor Estonia in recession as GDP falls 0.2% in the second quarter from the first quarter, when it fell 0.3%; property markets and construction have suffered in both Baltic states

Famous Deaths

  • Evan Tanner, UFC Champion