On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 150th Belmont Stakes: Justify wins with Mike Smith aboard to become 13th Triple Crown winner
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Romanian Simona Halep wins her first Grand Slam singles title beating American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

Famous Deaths

  • Lorraine Gordon [Stein], American jazz music advocate and owner of Village Vanguard jazz club, dies at 95