On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 2000

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Hernandez, American gymnast (Olympic team gold, individual silver 2016), born in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer and poet (Otto's Pug), dies at 74
  • George Segal, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver), dies at 75
  • Jacob Lawrence, African-American artist (Sanitarium), dies at 82