On This Day

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), dies at 79
2016 Highlights

About September 7, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

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