What Happened on September 16, 2007

Historical Events

Emmy Awards

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

  • 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? 15 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  • UK #1 Song: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston