On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

70th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Phil Mickelson wins his 2nd green jacket by 2 shots from South African Tim Clark

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Hitchcock, American baseball player, coach, and official (b. 1916)
  • Robin Orr, Scottish composer, dies at 96
  • Vilgot Sj√∂man, Swedish writer and film director (b. 1924)