On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her first Grand Slam title; beats World #1 Martina Hingis 6-3, 7-6

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Famous Deaths

  • Belkis AyĆ³n, Cuban printmaker (collography), commits suicide of at 32
  • Gonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)