On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Oakland A's Dallas Braden becomes 19th pitcher to throw a perfect game (4-0 vs Tampa Bay)
  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: South African Tim Clark fires a final round 67 for his first PGA Tour victory, 1 stroke ahead of Robert Allenby of Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Lena Horne, American singer and actress (Cabin in the Sky), dies at 92
  • Otakar Motejl, Czechoslvakian politician (b. 1932)