- September 16 — Donna Griffiths of Pershore in England stops sneezing after a continual series of sneezes for 978 days (since January 13, 1981).
- September 17 — Vanessa Lynn Williams becomes the first African-American to be crowned Miss America, in Atlantic City, New Jersey
- September 25-September 26 — Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov averts a worldwide nuclear war.
- September 26 — Australia wins America’s Cup
But you know, whatever.