On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 75th Venice International Film Festival: a Netflix film wins the Golden Lion for the first time with "Roma"
  • Archaeologists uncover more than 300 gold coins from late imperial period from theatre in Como, Italy
  • Egypt sentences over 700 people, including 75 death sentences for 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya square

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka first Japanese female to win a Grand Slam singles final; beats Serena Williams in controversial match 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams