On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 2008

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

60th Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win

  • Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the two last remaining independent investment banks on Wall Street, become bank holding companies as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis.
  • President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa resigns from office, effective September 25
  • Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel formally resigns from office, effective as soon as his successor Tzipi Livni has successfully assembled a new government.
  • Ryder Cup Golf, Valhalla GC: US lead from start to finish to win 16½-11½ and regain Cup after 3 consecutive European victories
  • The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.
2008 Highlights

About September 21, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo