On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 2006

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova of Russia wins her first US title; overpowers Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Tennis player Iva Majoli (29) weds local businessman Stipe Marić

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli

Famous Deaths

  • Gérard Brach, French screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • Matt Gadsby, English footballer (b. 1979)
  • Richard Burmer, American composer and musician, dies at 50
  • William B. Ziff Jr., American magazine publishing executive, (Modern Bride; Popular Electronics, PC Magazine), dies of cancer at 76
2006 Highlights

About September 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo