What Happened on September 14, 2009

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

US Men's Tennis Open

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


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Famous Deaths

  • Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (b. 1982)
  • Henry Gibson, American actor and comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet), dies at 73
  • Jody Powell, American press secretary to Jimmy Carter, dies of a heart attack at 65
  • Keith Floyd, English celebrity cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • Patrick Swayze, American actor (Ghost), dancer (Dirty Dancing), and songwriter, dies of pancreatic cancer at 57
2009 Highlights

About September 14, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: Boys And Girls - Pixie Lott