On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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)

Sport awardUS 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

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal

2019 Highlights

About September 8, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo