9 September 2021
10.15am (AEST) – Tennis – US Open Quarter Final – Novak Djokovic v Matteo Berrettini – New York
R U OK? Day – this year they’re asking you to check in with people you know in the hospitality industry to ask “Are you really OK?”
Independence Day for North Korea and Tajikistan
Birthdays for Hugh Grant (1960), Adam Sandler (1966), Michael Bublé (1975) and Michelle Williams (1980)
• 9-month-old Mary Stuart being crowned Queen of Scots (1543)
• Congress officially renaming the United Colonies the United States of America (1776)
• the birthdays of explorer William Bligh (1754), author Leo Tolstoy (1828), KFC founder Colonel Sanders (1890) and musician Otis Redding (1941)
• Tibet becoming an autonomous region of China (1965)
• the death of Mao Zedong (1976)
• Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest-reigning monarch at 63 years and 7 months, beating the previous record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria (2015)
The Squiz Today
Your shortcut to being informed, we've got your news needs covered.
Also Making News
Get the Squiz Today newsletter
Quick, agenda-free news that doesn't take itself too seriously. Get on it.