What Happened on July 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

120th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal (6-0 7-6 6-7 6-3)

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • At least 122 people are killed after a Sibir Airlines Airbus A310 passenger jet, carrying 200 passengers on board veers off the runway while landing at Irkutsk Airport in Siberia in wet conditions.
  • FIFA World Cup: Italy beats France 5-3 on penalties for football's 18th World Cup in Berlin

Famous Deaths

  • Milan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (b. 1948)