On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 2015

Historical Events

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

Golf Major

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

Historic Event

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

US 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


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
2015 Highlights

About September 13, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo