What Happened on September 8, 2019

Historical Events

  • Brazil's Supreme Court rules Marvel comic depicting two men kissing can be sold after mayor of Rio de Janeiro attempted to ban it
  • Cargo ship Golden Ray catches fire and capsizes in St Simons Sound, off coast of Georgia, trapping four crew inside

Historic Event

Estimated 1 million attend a mass held by Pope Francis near Antananarivo, Madagascar

  • Typhoon Faxai makes landfall near Tokyo, Japan, with winds of up to 210km/h (130mph)

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev of Russia 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to win his 19th Grand Slam singles title, and 4th US crown

Famous Deaths

  • Camilo Sesto, Spanish singer (Perdóname, El Amor De Mi Vida), dies of kidney failure at 72
  • Joseph P. Kolter, American politician (US Representatives from Pennsylvania, 1983-93), dies at 93
2019 Highlights

About September 8, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back To London - Ed Sheeran Ft. Stormzy