On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 2009

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 awardUS 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

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

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 (b. 1943)
  • Keith Floyd, English celebrity cook and restaurateur (Floyd on Fish), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer, and songwriter (Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 57
2009 Highlights

About September 14, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo