On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 2011

Historical Events

  • Plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team

Famous Deaths

  • Brad McCrimmon, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1979-97 (Philadelphia Flyers; Calgary Flames and 4 others), dies as head coach of KHL Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, along with most of the team, in a plane crash enroute to his first game, at 52
  • Ruslan Salei, Belarusian ice hockey defenceman (917 NHL games; 48 internationals), dies in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash at 36
2011 Highlights

About September 7, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: Stay Awake - Example