What Happened on September 7, 2016

Historical Events

  • 15th Summer Paralympics opens in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Music History

Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band perform their longest show in America, at Citizen Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - clocking in at 4 hours and 4 minutes

Famous Deaths

  • Cary Blanchard, American NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), dies of a heart attack at 47
  • Ken Higgs, English cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 71 wickets, 1 x 50; Lancashire CCC, Leicestershire CCC), dies at 79
  • Norbert Schemansky, American weightlifter (Olympic gold heavyweight 1952, silver 1948, bronze 1960, 64), dies at 92

About September 7, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey