What Happened on September 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 111th Men's U.S. Open: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
  • Buffalo Bill Jim Kelly passes for 6 touchdowns vs Pitts (52-34)
  • Macedonia votes for independence from Yugoslavia
  • Michelle Estill wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship

Famous Deaths

  • Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
  • Brad Davis, American actor (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire), dies at 41
  • Jan J Lipski, chairman (Polish Socialist Party)/writer, dies
  • Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies