On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2009

Historical Events

Film Premier

"Star Trek" film reboot directed by J.J. Abrams, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Austin, Texas

  • 71st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Michigan State, 89-72; Tar Heels' 5th national title; Ty Lawson 21 points
  • A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near L'Aquila, Italy, killing at least 253.

Famous Deaths

  • Shawn Mackay, Brumbies rugby player (b. 1982)
2009 Highlights

About April 6, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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