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, Evian Resort: 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 awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his second US title; beats Roger Federer 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

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