On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

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 publishing executive (b. 1930)