What Happened on September 14, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Attenborough and Prince William officially open the Darwin Centre at the National History Museum London, in what is the Museum's most significant expansion since 1881

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough
Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Juan Martín del Potro of Argentina wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Roger Federer 3-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Deaths

  • Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (b. 1982)
  • Henry Gibson, American actor and songwriter (b. 1935)
  • Jody Powell, American press secretary to Jimmy Carter (b. 1943)
  • Keith Floyd, British TV chef (b. 1943)
  • Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, and songwriter (b. 1952)