On this day: September 5

Published On: Sep 04 2012 05:24:15 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 5 - Chris Evert
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By Florida Memory (Chris Evert) [No restrictions], via Wikimedia Commons

1989: Chris Evert retires from professional tennis after a 19-year career that saw her win 18 Grand Slam singles championships, including a record seven championships at the French Open and a record six championships at the U.S. Open.

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