On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 2009

Historical Events

Music Awards

44th Academy of Country Music Awards: Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley win

  • Kraft Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Brittany Lincicome eagles the final hole to win her first major title, 1 stroke ahead of fellow American Cristie Kerr
  • North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks

WrestleMania

WrestleMania XXV, Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX (72,744): The Undertaker defeats Shawn Michaels; John Cena beats Edge and The Big Show; Triple H downs Randy Orton


Famous Deaths

  • George Tribe, Australian cricket spin bowler (3 Tests; Northamptonshire; 66 VFL games Footscray), dies at 88
2009 Highlights

About April 5, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries