Historical Events on September 21st, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 37th Ryder Cup: US wins 16.5-11.5 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

60th Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win

  • Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the two last remaining independent investment banks on Wall Street, become bank holding companies as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis.
  • President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa resigns from office, effective September 25.
  • Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel formally resigns from office, effective as soon as his successor Tzipi Livni has successfully assembled a new government.
  • The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.