On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st UEFA Nations League Final, Porto: Guedes scores as Portugal win inaugural tournament final, 1-0 over the Netherlands

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73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win

  • 95 people killed in attack on Dogon village Sobame Da in central Mali by suspected Fulani group
  • About a million people protest in Hong Kong over proposed new extradiction laws to China in one of largest-ever protests in the city
  • Ali Stroker becomes the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony award for musical "Oklahoma!"
  • Former Boston Red Socks star David Ortiz shot while visiting in his native Dominican Republic

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French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1; 3rd straight French singles title; 12th overall; first to win 12 singles titles at same Grand Slam; 18th major

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • General strike begins in Khartoum, Sudan, as a protest against ruling mililtary generals by the Sudanese Professionals Association