On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • EU Migrant Crisis: Germany introduces temporary border controls to cope with huge migrant numbers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Evian Championship Womens Golf, Evian Resort GC: Lydia Ko of New Zealand wins by 6 from Lexi Thompson to become youngest major winner, 18yrs, 142 days

Golfer Lydia Ko
Golfer
Lydia Ko

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4; third man to reach all 4 Grand Slam finals in the same year in Open Era after Rod Laver and Federer

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), dies at 84
  • Gary Richrath, American guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), dies at 65
  • Moses Malone, Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA MVP 1979, 82-83), dies of heart disease at 60