On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 2001

Historical Events

  • 133rd Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Point Given wins in 2:26.80

Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: American Jennifer Capriati wins her second major title; beats Kim Clijsters of Belgium 1-6, 6-4, 12-10

Tennis Player Kim Clijsters
Tennis Player
Kim Clijsters
  • Stanley Cup Final, Pepsi Center, Denver, CO: Colorado Avalanche beat defending champion New Jersey Devils, 3-1 for 4-3 series win; Avalanche 2nd title

Famous Weddings

  • "Law & Order" actress and model Angie Harmon (28) weds New York Giant NFL player Jason Sehorn (30) at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • David Sheinfeld, American violinist and composer, dies at 94
2001 Highlights

About June 9, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini