On This Day

Historical Events on September 7 (Part 2)

Music History

2018 Eminem breaks 36-year UK chart record for consecutive No. 1 albums with "Kamikaze"

US Open Women's Tennis

2019 US Open Women's Tennis: Bianca Andreescu becomes first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title; stuns Serena Williams 6-2, 7-5

  • 2019 Indian Space Agency loses contact with its Chandrayaan-2 moon lander just 2 km from landing on the Moon's surface

Venice Film Festival

2019 "The Joker" directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix wins the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival

Historic Event

2019 US President Donald Trump says he has cancelled a secret meeting with the Taliban for peace talks at Camp David

  • 2020 Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Dustin Johnson wins by 3 strokes from Xander Schauffele & Justin Thomas; claims FedEx Cup, equal biggest winner's prize in golf, US$15m
  • 2020 India overtakes Brazil to record the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases with 4.2 million
  • 2020 Wildfires have burnt a record 2 million acres in California 2020 fire season, more than the state of Delaware according to Cal Fire
  • 2021 Taliban announce their interim government in Afghanistan with Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund in the most senior role
  • 2021 Mexican Supreme Court rules making abortion a crime is unconstitutional, setting an important precedent [1]
  • 2021 Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs law restricting voting rights in the state, including limiting use of drop boxes and empowering partisan observers [1]
  • 2021 US records more than 40 million cases of COVID-1, daily cases at 161,000 (5 September), daily deaths at 1,560 with hospitalizations averaging 102,000 per day (NY Times figures)
  • 2021 El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender