What Happened on September 9, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghan political and military leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan at 48
  • At 01:46:40 UTC the time on the Unix clock in milliseconds passes 1 billion since January 1, 1970, which Unix systems recognize as zero-time

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt of Australia becomes youngest (20) world #1 player; beats Pete Sampras 7-6, 6-1, 6-1

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras