On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 2002

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins second US title; beats older sister Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Erma Franklin, American gospel and R&B singer ("Piece Of My Heart"), dies at 64
  • Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (b. 1961)
  • Michael Elphick, British stage and screen actor (Gorky Park; Boon), dies of a heart attack at 55
  • Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (Uzi submachine gun), dies at 78
2002 Highlights

About September 7, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo