- Arirang Mass Games begins in North Korea to mark country's 70th anniversary featuring tens of thousands performing
- CBS chief Les Moonves departs the company after six more women make allegations of sexual abuse in "The New Yorker"
- Green Bay Packers start 100th season with historic 24-23 comeback win over Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field; first ever Packer recovery from 17+ points deficit at 3/4 time (20-3)
- Nia Franklin representing New York crowned Miss America 2019, first competition without a swimsuit section
- Russian police detain over 1000 people amide nationwide protests against pension reform
- Swedish General Election: no party wins a majority with far-right Sweden Democrats making gains
US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his third US title; beats '09 champion Juan Martín del Potro 6-4, 7-6, 6-3; equals Pete Sampras' 14 Grand Slams