Historical Events on September 10 (Part 2)

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  • 1995 47th Emmy Awards: NYPD Blue, ER, Fraiser & Candice Bergen win
  • 1995 Alison Nicholas wins PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
  • 1995 Cleveland's major league sports franchises, NFL Browns & MLB Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleveland for only time, both win; Browns 22-6 v Tampa, Indians 5-3 v Orioles

Sport awardTennis Open

1995 US Open Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras wins his 3rd US title; beats fellow American Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 1997 Discovery buys Travel Channel for $20 million

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1997 Mark McGwire joins Babe Ruth as only the players to hit 50 HRs in 2 consecutive years

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Music awardsMusic Awards

1998 15th MTV Video Music Awards: Madonna & Will Smith win

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith

Film release premierFilm Premier

1999 "Fight Club" film based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, directed by David Fincher and starring Edward Norton and Brad Pitt premieres at the Venice Film Festival

Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt
  • 2000 The musical Cats closes on Broadway

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

2000 52nd Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Will & Grace, James Gandolfini & Sela Ward win

  • 2000 US Open Men's Tennis: Marat Safin of Russia wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-3, 6-3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2001 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan is awarded Actor of the Century at the Alexandria Film Festival

  • 2002 Switzerland, traditionally a neutral country, joins the United Nations

Film release premierFilm Premier

2004 "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis and starring Don Cheadle and Sandra Bullock premieres at the Toronto Film Festival (Best Picture 2006)

  • 2005 125th US Open Women's Tennis: Belgian Kim Clijsters wins her first of 4 Grand Slam titles; beats Mary Pierce 6-3, 6-1
  • 2006 US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer wins 3rd straight US title; beats Andy Roddick 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1

  • 2007 Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
  • 2008 The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in the history of mankind is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2012 16 people are killed by a suicide bombing n Kunduz, Afghanistan
  • 2012 Teachers in Chicago strike effecting 350,000 students
  • 2012 10,000 miners demonstrate at Lonmin mines in Marikana, South Africa
  • 2012 29 people are killed by floods and heavy rain in Vietnam
  • 2012 A left over bazooka grenade in Cambodia explodes and kills three children
  • 2012 US Open Men's Tennis: Andy Murray of Scotland wins his first Grand Slam event; beats defending champion Novak Đoković 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2
  • 2013 16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq
  • 2013 Three people are killed after a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter crashes in the Arctic Ocean
  • 2015 Floods and landslides in North East Japan, centered on Joso force 90,000 to evacuate their homes
  • 2015 New human-like species - Homo Naledi announced by Scientists and a team of female archaeologists, found deep in caves in South Africa
  • 2015 Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson resigns in wake of IRA supposed killing of Kevin McGuigan
  • 2016 US Open Women's Tennis: Angelique Kerber beats Karolína Plíšková 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to become first German player to win the event since Steffi Graf in 1996
  • 2017 US Open Men's Tennis: Spain's Rafael Nadal wins his 3rd US title; beats Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-3, 6-4

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls for urgent climate change conference saying "climate change moving faster than we are"

Prime Minister of Portugal and Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres
Prime Minister of Portugal and Secretary-General of the United Nations
António Guterres
  • 2018 California passes law to commit to carbon-free electricity sources by 2045

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice win Emmys for "Jesus Christ Superstar", making them all EGOT winners, Legend is the first black male winner

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
Singer-songwriter John Legend
Singer-songwriter
John Legend
  • 2018 South Carolina issues mandatory evacuation order affecting one million people ahead of Hurricane Florence

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Australian newspaper the "Herald Sun" criticized for "racist" cartoon of Serena Williams

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams