What Happened on September 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins his 4th US title and final Grand Slam singles event; beats Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-4, 6-1

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Famous Birthdays

  • Farrah Gray, American entrepreneur and author (Reallionaire), born in Chicago
  • James Hildreth, English Cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Kaufmann, composer, dies at 77
  • Yilmaz Gueney, director (Yol, Arkadas, Baba, Agit), dies at 47