On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 67th Tony Awards: Kinky Boots & Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edward Snowden publicly makes his identity known as the leaker of NSA documents

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3; first man to win same Grand Slam title 8 times

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Locust Hill CC: Inbee Park wins her 3rd major title in a sudden-death playoff, defeating runner-up Catriona Matthew of Scotland on the 3rd extra hole

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Shoal Creek G&CC: David Frost of South Africa wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from Fred Couples

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples

Famous Deaths

  • Iain Banks, Scottish author, dies from gallbladder cancer at 59