Historical Events on September 12 (Part 2)

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Sport awardTennis Open

1999 119th Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Martina Hingis (6-3, 7-6)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 2000 Holland (the Netherlands) passes law allowing same-gender marriage, adoption and divorce.
  • 2001 Article V of the NATO agreement is invoked for the first and only time in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States of America.
  • 2001 Ansett Australia, Australia's first commercial interstate airline, collapses due to increased strain on the international airline industry leaving 10000 people unemployed.
  • 2003 In Fallujah, US forces mistakenly shoot and kill eight Iraqi police officers.
  • 2003 The United Nations lifts sanctions against Libya after that country agreed to accept responsibility and recompense the families of victims in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Sport awardTennis Open

2004 124th Men's U.S. Open: Roger Federer beats Lleyton Hewitt (6-0, 7-6, 6-0)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 2004 124th Women's U.S. Open: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Elena Dementieva (6-3, 7-5)
  • 2005 The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.
  • 2005 Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.
  • 2005 The bodies of more than 40 patients discovered in a flooded hospital in New Orleans.
  • 2005 Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2005 Mark Messier announces on ESPN radio that he will retire from the NHL

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007 Shinzō Abe announces his intention to resign as Prime Minister of Japan.

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Shinzō Abe

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2007 Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada is convicted of the crime of plunder.

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada
President of the Philippines
Joseph Estrada
  • 2009 The 9-12 Project organized multiple marches and demonstrations across the USA to protest government spending.

Music awardsMusic Awards

2010 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem win

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
Rapper Eminem

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011 131st Men's U.S. Open: Novak Đoković beats Rafael Nadal (6-2, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player
Rafael Nadal
  • 2011 131st Women's U.S. Open: Samantha Stosur beats Serena Williams (6-2, 6-3)
  • 2012 18 soldiers are killed by a rebel car bomb in Syria
  • 2012 314 people are killed in factory fire in Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan
  • 2012 Apple unveils its iPhone 5 and iOS 6
  • 2012 Excavators announce that they may have found the remains of King Richard III of England under a carpark in Leicester
  • 2015 Jeremy Corbyn is elected leader of the UK Labour party
  • 2015 135th Women's U.S. Open: Flavia Pennetta of Italy beats fellow Italian Roberta Vinci (7-6, 4-7, 6-2)
  • 2015 12 tourists mistaken for militants, are killed by Egyptian forces in Egypts Western Desert