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** Major League Soccer kicks off in front of an overflow crowd of 31, 683 packed in Spartan Stadium, to witness the historic first game.
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** Major League Baseball-Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig called off games for one day, extending cancellations for three days, then all games through September 16 were postponed.
** Major Edmund Lockyer arrives at King George Sound to take possession of the western part of Australia, establishing a settlement near Albany.
** The United States Army suspends Gene C. McKinney, Sergeant Major of the Army, its top-ranking enlisted soldier, after hearing allegations of sexual misconduct.
** A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.
** Planes piloted by Major Harold Geiger and Horace Meek Hickam, students at the Air Corps Tactical School, collide in mid-air at Langley Field, Virginia.
** Members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army shoot and kill Major Michael Dillon-Lee and Private William Robert Davies of the British Army.
** The United Kingdom general election is narrowly won by the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major.
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** Franklin Field, a football field once home to the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League and the home field of the University of Pennsylvania Quakers since 1895
** Amicus Brief on the Merits ( American Jewish Congress, American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, and Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America )
** The National Football League postponed football games on September 16 and Monday night game the following night.
** The 1977 Rugby League World Cup culminates in Australia's 13 – 12 victory over Great Britain at the Sydney Cricket Ground before about 24, 450 spectators.
** Jim Bunning pitches a perfect game for the Philadelphia Phillies, the first in the National League since 1880.
** Goalkeeper Derek Foster of Sunderland becomes the youngest-ever player to play in the Football League, aged 15 years and 185 days.
** Emmett Ashford becomes the first African American umpire in organized baseball, by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.