On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 2007

Historical Events

Farm Aid Concert

Farm Aid 20 held in Randall Island, New York City; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Merle Haggard, Billy Joe Shaver, Gregg Allman, The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Matisyahu, Guster, The Derek Trucks Band, Warren Haynes, and Jimmy Sturr

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Switzerland's Roger Federer wins 4th consecutive US title; beats Novak Đoković of Serbia 7-6, 7-6, 6-4


Famous Weddings

  • Country music artist Joe Nichols (30) weds Heather Singleton (30) at Whitfield Chapel in Savannah, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian soccer forward (18 caps; Sturm Graz, First Vienna, Real Betis, Wacker Innsbruck) and manager (Austria, Athletic Bilbao, AEK), dies at 73
  • Hughie Thomasson, American musician and singer (Outlaws), dies at 55
2007 Highlights

About September 9, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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