What Happened on September 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Latvia joins its northern neighbor Estonia in recession as GDP falls 0.2% in the second quarter from the first quarter, when it fell 0.3%; property markets and construction have suffered in both Baltic states

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer wins 5th consecutive US title; beats Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray

Famous Deaths

  • Evan Tanner, UFC Champion