On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1990

Historical Events

  • Ellis Island Historical Site opens on Ellis Island NYC

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Gabriela Sabatini becomes only Argentine woman to win a Grand Slam singles event; beats Steffi Graf 6-2, 7-6

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Barkley, American NFL football quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Newport Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Denys Watkins-Pitchford, British writer and illustrator (The Little Grey Men), dies at 85
1990 Highlights

About September 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo