Historical Events for September 2002
Events 1 - 14 of 14
8th - Texas Rangers set a major league record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as Texas falls to the Tampa Bay
8th - 122nd Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4)
8th - 122nd Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (6-4, 6-3)
9th - Pitcher Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season, extending his major league record
10th - Switzerland, traditionally a neutral country, joins the United Nations.
11th - Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.
17th - 27th Toronto International Film Festival: "Whale Rider" directed by Niki Caro wins the People's Choice Award
20th - The Kolka-Karmadon rock/ice slide started.
22nd - 54th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Friends, Michael Chiklis & Allison Janney win
23rd - The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox ("Phoenix 0.1") is released.
Tennis Player Serena Williams 25th - The Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.
26th - The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of Gambia killing more than 1,000.
27th - Timor-Leste (East Timor) joins the United Nations.
29th - 34th Ryder Cup: Europe wins 15.5-12.5 at The Belfry, England