On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 49th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Jason Aldean, and Miranda Lambert win
  • ICC Women's Cricket T20 World Cup, Dhaka: captain Meg Lanning's 44 from 30 balls leads Australia to 106/4; beat England 105/8 to win by 6 wickets (with 29 balls remaining); 3rd consecutive T20 WC
  • Kraft Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: 19 year old Lexi Thompson shoots a bogey-free final round 68 to win her first major title, 3 strokes ahead of Michelle Wie
  • Viktor Orbán's Fidesz is re-elected Prime Minister of Hungary
  • WrestleMania XXX, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA (75,167): Daniel Bryan defeats Batista and Randy Orton in Triple Threat title match

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Castérède, French composer and pianist, dies at 87
  • Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), dies at 93