On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1991

Historical Events

  • 1st WLAF World Bowl, Wembley Stadium, London: London Monarchs beat Barcelona Dragons, 21-0

French Open Men's Tennis

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

  • 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

Famous Weddings

Bruce Springsteen

American rock star Bruce Springsteen (41) weds his backup singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa (34), at their Los Angeles home

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
1991 Highlights

About June 9, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini