On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 2009

Historical Events

  • 63rd Tony Awards: "Billy Elliot the Musical" and "God of Carnage" win

French Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer wins his only French title, outclassing Robin Söderling of Sweden 6-1, 7-6, 6-4

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Hopper, British progressive rock and jazz bassist (Soft Machine; Stomu Yamashta's East Wind; Carla Bley), dies of leukemia at 64
  • Kenny Rankin, American singer-songwriter ("Peaceful"), dies of lung cancer at 69
2009 Highlights

About June 7, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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