On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Buffalo Bill Jim Kelly passes for 6 touchdowns vs Pitts (52-34)
  • Macedonia votes for independence from Yugoslavia
  • US Open Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg of Sweden wins his first US title; beats American Jim Courier 6-2, 6-4, 6-0

Famous Deaths

  • Alex North [Isadore Soifer], American composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata), dies of cancer at 80
  • 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