On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 2007

Historical Events


Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

59th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, 30 Rock, James Spader & Sally Field win

Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field
  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Moscow, Russia: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Francesca Schiavonea of Italy 4-6, 7-6, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends, 4-0)
  • One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.
  • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Halmstad GK, Sweden: US retains Cup 16-12; after trailing by a point US dominates singles 8½-3½

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Balissat, Swiss composer pedagogue and conductor (Kaleidoscope for trumpet and percussion), dies at 71
  • Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)
2007 Highlights

About September 16, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo