On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 2011

Historical Events

  • 164th Grand National: Jason Maguire wins aboard Irish 14/1 shot Ballabriggs; first GN win for trainer Donald McCain Jr., son of 4-time winning trainer Ginger McCain
  • Gunman murders five people, injures eleven, and commits suicide in a mall in the Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Cat├ín, Mexican composer (Rappaccini's Daughter; Florencia en el Amazonas), dies at 62
  • Roger Nichols, American recording engineer, producer and inventor (Steely Dan; John Denver), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • Sidney Lumet, American film director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe), dies at 86
2011 Highlights

About April 9, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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