On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 2021

Historical Events

  • 17 hospital patients die after heavy rainfall and flooding in Tula, central Mexico
  • Tom Brady becomes first player in NFL history to start 300 regular season games as he guides Tampa Bay Buccaneers to an opening day 31-29 win at home to Dallas Cowboys
  • US 2021 summer the hottest on record with average 74 degrees Fahrenheit, overtaking record set in 1936, during the Dust Bowl [1]
  • US President Joe Biden announces widespread COVID-19 vaccine mandates for federal workers, contractors and large employers affecting 100 million people [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Danilo Popivoda, Serbian soccer forward (20 caps Yugoslavia; Olimpija, Eintracht Braunschweig), dies at 74
  • Urbain Braems, Belgian soccer manager (Anderlecht, Beveren, Standard de Li├Ęge, Trabzonspor), dies at 87
2021 Highlights

About September 9, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo