Historical Events on September 9, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Gary Hart admits on "Nightline" to cheating on his wife
  • Largest US Tennis Open single night session (total) 21,016

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Larry Bird (Celtics), begins NBA free throw streak of 59

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird

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MLB pitcher Nolan Ryan strikes out his 4,500th batter

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan