On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 12 civilians and UN peacekeepers are killed in an ambush in Jonglei, Sudan
  • 13 people are killed and 3 are injured from a shooting spree in Velika IvanĨa, Serbia
  • 32nd NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Louisville, 93-60; Huskies' 8th National title
  • 37 people are killed and 850 are injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Iran
  • The French Senate approves a bill for same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

  • David Hayes, American sculptor, dies from leukemia at 82
  • Zao Wou-Ki, Chinese French painter (Juin-Octobre 1985), dies at 93