September 5, 1979 in History


Roscoe Tanner fires 11 aces, breaks the net with his bullet serve and upsets top-seeded Bjorn Borg in U.S. Tennis Open quarterfinals

More Notable Events on September 5:
1991 Actor John Travolta weds Kelly Preston
1991 U.S. trial of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega begins
1989 Deborah Norville becomes news anchor of Today Show
1972 11 Israeli athletes are slain at Munich Olympics by terrorists
1939 Franklin D. Roosevelt declares U.S. neutrality at start of WW II in Europe
Home  |  Events  |  Birthdays  |  Deaths  |  Years  |  Inquire  |  Privacy  |  Terms
Copyright © 2001 - 2018 BrainyHistory®