On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Men's Tennis: Jim Courier wins first career Grand Slam title; beats fellow American Andre Agassi 3-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • Jack La Lanne, 76, arrested for suspicion of DWI
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Jim Albus wins his only career major title by 3 strokes from New Zealander Bob Charles, Charles Coody and Dave Hill
  • WLAF 1st world bowl, London Monarchs defeat Barcelona Dragons 21-0

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Irwin, Comedian, dies of Alzheimer's related illness at 88
  • Charles Loloma, painter/sculptor, dies
  • Claudio Arrau, Chilean pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra), dies following surgery at 88
  • Max van Praag, Dutch singer, dies at 77