On This Day

Historical Events on June 9 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 257 of 257

  • 1994 Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)
  • 1995 "The Brady Bunch Movie" based on the 1970s TV series premieres in UK
  • 1995 Congo (1995) premieres in USA
  • 1995 Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden
  • 1995 Killer (1994) premieres in UK
  • 1995 Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK
  • 1995 Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK
  • 1995 Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK
  • 1995 Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA
  • 1995 Smoke (1995) premieres in USA
  • 1995 Wigstock The Movie (1994) premieres in USA
  • 1996 Sunday League cricket game Kent 6-314 overhaul Leicestershire's 4-311
  • 1996 French Open Men's Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Germany's Michael Stich 7-6, 7-5, 7-6
  • 1997 British lease on the New Territories in Hong Kong expires
  • 1997 Detroit Tigers baseball team bat out of order against Oakland A's in 1st inning

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1998 Abdulsalami Abubakar succeeds Sani Abacha as military President of Nigeria

President of Nigeria Sani Abacha
President of Nigeria
Sani Abacha

  • 1999 Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and North Atlantic Treaty Organization sign a peace treaty.
  • 2001 133rd Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Point Given wins in 2:26.80
  • 2001 Stanley Cup Final, Pepsi Center, Denver, CO: Colorado Avalanche beat defending champion New Jersey Devils, 3-1 for 4-3 series win; Avalanche 2nd title
  • 2001 French Open Women's Tennis: American Jennifer Capriati wins her second major title; beats Kim Clijsters of Belgium 1-6, 6-4, 12-10

Sport awardLPGA Championship

2002 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, DuPont CC: Se Ri Pak of South Korea wins second of 3 titles in this event; finishes 3 strokes ahead of Beth Daniel

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • 2002 French Open Men's Tennis: In an all-Spanish final Albert Costa beats Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-1, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 for his lone major title
  • 2003 Stanley Cup Final, Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, NJ: New Jersey Devils beat Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, 3-0 for 4-3 series win

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2006 King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand celebrates the 1st of 3 national holidays to commemorate his 60 years on the throne.

King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • 2007 139th Belmont: John Velazquez aboard Rags To Riches wins in 2:28.74
  • 2007 French Open Women's Tennis: Justine Henin wins her 3rd consecutive French singles crown; beats Ana Ivanović of Serbia 6-1, 6-2
  • 2009 Brazil officially enters recession

Music awardsMusic Awards

2010 44th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Keith Urban wins

  • 2010 Hungary comes out of recession after experiencing 0.9% growth in the first quarter as a result of growing exports and effective government spending measures
  • 2010 Finland falls back into a state of recession after GDP contracted 0.4% in Q1 2010 and 0.2% in Q4 2009
  • 2010 Stanley Cup Final, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA: Chicago Blackhawks edge Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3 in OT for a 4-2 series win; first Championship for Chicago since 1961
  • 2012 Burma (Myanmar) riots kill 20 people and burn down 300 houses
  • 2012 It is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks
  • 2012 144th Belmont: John Velazquez aboard Union Rags wins in 2:30.42
  • 2013 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
  • 2013 67th Tony Awards: Kinky Boots & Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike win

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2013 Edward Snowden publicly makes his identity known as the leaker of NSA documents

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden

Sport awardTennis Open

2013 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

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2013 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

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2014 Laverne Cox becomes the first transgender person to appear on the cover of "Time" Magazine

Actress Laverne Cox
Actress
Laverne Cox
  • 2015 Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants becomes the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the 2015 MLB season

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2016 US President Barack Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton as Democratic Presidential nominee

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2016 World Health Organisation advises delaying pregnancy in areas with the Zika virus
  • 2016 Successful attempts to turn CO2 gases into stone underground in Iceland published in the journal "Science"

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2016 Elizabeth Warren formally endorses Hillary Clinton for president

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • 2016 MLB Draft: La Costa Canyon HS (CA) shortstop Mickey Moniak first pick by Philadelphia Phillies

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2017 Tennis player Venus Williams causes car accident that leads to death of another passenger in Palm Beach, Florida

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
  • 2018 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
  • 2018 150th Belmont Stakes: Justify wins with Mike Smith aboard to become 13th Triple Crown winner
  • 2019 About a million people protest in Hong Kong over proposed new extradiction laws to China in one of largest-ever protests in the city
  • 2019 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
  • 2019 1st UEFA Nations League Final, Porto: Guedes scores as Portugal win inaugural tournament final, 1-0 over the Netherlands
  • 2019 General strike begins in Khartoum, Sudan, as a protest against ruling mililtary generals by the Sudanese Professionals Association
  • 2019 95 people killed in attack on Dogon village Sobame Da in central Mali by suspected Fulani group

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2019 73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win

  • 2019 Ali Stroker becomes the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony award for musical "Oklahoma!"
  • 2019 Former Boston Red Socks star David Ortiz shot while visiting in his native Dominican Republic