On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 2012

Historical Events

  • "The Lion King" becomes highest grossing Broadway show after overtaking "The Phantom of the Opera"

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Salsa artist Marc Anthony (42) divorces pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Lenzi, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1992), dies at 43
2012 Highlights

About April 9, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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