Due to the corona virus, April 9 this year will go into the books as a day without sports, but in the past this was of course different. In the section When there was still sports, NU.nl looks back at sports events on the same day in previous years by means of photos.

April 9, 1988: With a glass of champagne, Hans Gillhaus and Ronald Koeman enjoy the league title that PSV has achieved after a 1-0 victory over AZ. A month and a half later, the Eindhoven team would also win the European Cup I. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 1990: Party in the dressing room of SVV. The Schiedam club, which has since disappeared from professional football, forces promotion to the Eredivisie. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 1997: Juventus striker Nicola Amoruso applauds after his hit in the brand new Amsterdam ArenA, as the stadium of Ajax was then called. After two Champions League finals in a row, Ajax is stranded in the semi-finals this year. Juve wins 1-2 and home 4-1. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 2000: Michael Schumacher wins the San Marino GP on his way to his third world title, much to the delight of the many Ferrari tifosi in the stands. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 2004: The unbeaten series of 'The Invincebles' is at stake when Arsenal is 1-2 behind against Liverpool in the 31st round. Thanks in part to a hit by Thierry Henry after a masterly solo, the Londoners still win 4-2 and remain the only club ever in the Premier League without defeat that season. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 2012: The players of Helmond Sport celebrate on the field of AGOVV in Apeldoorn after receiving the fourth period title in the Eerste Divisie. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 2017: With great interest, Tom Boonen starts Paris-Roubaix, the last race in his brilliant career. The Belgian cycling legend says goodbye with a little honorable thirteenth place. (Photo: Pro Shots)

April 9, 2019: German basketball legend Dirk Nowitzki announces after his 120-109 win over Phoenix Suns that he has played his last home game in the NBA. A day later, after 21 years with the Dallas Mavericks at the age of 40, he plays his very last game. (Photo: Getty Images)