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9th of June 0053 EVENT Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia
9th of June 0062 EVENT Claudia Octavia is executed.
9th of June 0068 EVENT Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer's Iliad.
9th of June 0721 EVENT Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.
9th of June 1310 EVENT Duccio's Maesta Altarpiece, a seminal artwork of the early Italian Renaissance, is unveiled and installed in the Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy.
9th of June 1534 EVENT Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the Saint Lawrence River.
9th of June 1650 EVENT The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established. It is the first legal corporation in the Americas.
9th of June 1667 EVENT The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet begins. It lasts for five days and results in a decisive victory by the Dutch over the English in the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
9th of June 1732 EVENT James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia.
9th of June 1772 EVENT The British schooner Gaspee is burned off the coast of Rhode Island.
9th of June 1798 EVENT Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battle of Arklow and Battle of Saintfield.
9th of June 1815 EVENT End of the Congress of Vienna: the new European political situation is set.
9th of June 1856 EVENT Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
9th of June 1863 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia.
9th of June 1873 EVENT Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open for only 16 days.
9th of June 1885 EVENT A peace treaty is signed to end the Sino-French War, with China eventually giving up Tonkin and Annam - most of present-day Vietnam - to France.
9th of June 1915 EVENT William Jennings Bryan resigns as Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of State over a disagreement regarding the United States' handling of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.
9th of June 1923 EVENT Bulgaria's military takes over the government in a coup.
9th of June 1928 EVENT Charles Kingsford Smith completes the first trans-Pacific flight in a Fokker Trimotor monoplane, the Southern Cross.
9th of June 1930 EVENT Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a 100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.
9th of June 1934 EVENT Donald Duck makes his debut in The Wise Little Hen.
9th of June 1944 EVENT World War II: the Soviet Union invades East Karelia and the previously Finnish part of Karelia, occupied by Finland since 1941.
9th of June 1944 EVENT World War II: 99 civilians are hung from lampposts and balconies by German troops in Tulle, France, in reprisal for maquisards attacks.
9th of June 1946 EVENT King Bhumibol Adulyadej ascends to the throne of Thailand. He is currently the world's longest reigning monarch.
9th of June 1953 EVENT Flint-Worcester tornado outbreak sequence: a tornado spawned from the same storm system as the Flint tornado hits in Worcester, Massachusetts killing 94.
9th of June 1954 EVENT McCarthyism: Joseph Welch, special counsel for the United States Army, lashes out at Senator Joseph McCarthy during hearings on whether Communism has infiltrated the Army giving McCarthy the famous rebuke, "You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?"
9th of June 1958 EVENT Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London Gatwick Airport, (LGW) in Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom.
9th of June 1959 EVENT The USS George Washington is launched. It is the first submarine to carry ballistic missiles.
9th of June 1965 EVENT Civilian Prime Minister of South Vietnam Phan Huy Quat resigned after being unable to work with a junta led by Nguyen Cao Ky.
9th of June 1967 EVENT Six-Day War: Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria
9th of June 1968 EVENT U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
9th of June 1973 EVENT Secretariat wins the Triple Crown.
9th of June 1974 EVENT Portugal and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.
9th of June 1978 EVENT The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its priesthood to "all worthy men", ending a 148-year-old policy excluding black men.
9th of June 1979 EVENT The Ghost Train Fire at Luna Park Sydney (New South Wales, Australia) kills seven.
9th of June 1985 EVENT Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped in Lebanon (he will not be released until 1991).
9th of June 1986 EVENT The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
9th of June 1999 EVENT Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
9th of June 2008 EVENT In the town of Lake Delton, Wisconsin, Lake Delton drains as a result of heavy flooding breaking the dam holding the lake back.
9th of June 1580 BIRTHDAY Daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (d. 1655)
9th of June 1588 BIRTHDAY Johann Andreas Herbst, German composer (d. 1666)
9th of June 1595 BIRTHDAY King Wladislaus IV of Poland (d. 1648)
9th of June 1640 BIRTHDAY Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1705)
9th of June 1661 BIRTHDAY Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)
9th of June 1672 BIRTHDAY Tsar Peter I of Russia (d. 1725)
9th of June 1686 BIRTHDAY Andrei Osterman, Russian statesman (d. 1747)
9th of June 1768 BIRTHDAY Samuel Slater, American industrialist (d. 1835)
9th of June 1781 BIRTHDAY George Stephenson, English mechanical engineer (d. 1848)
9th of June 1810 BIRTHDAY Otto Nicolai, German composer (d. 1849)
9th of June 1812 BIRTHDAY Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer (d. 1910)
9th of June 1843 BIRTHDAY Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist, Nobel laureate (d. 1914)
9th of June 1845 BIRTHDAY Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (d. 1914)
9th of June 1849 BIRTHDAY Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
9th of June 1851 BIRTHDAY Charles Joseph Bonaparte, French politician (d. 1921)
9th of June 1865 BIRTHDAY Carl Nielsen, Danish composer (d. 1931)
9th of June 1865 BIRTHDAY Alberic Magnard, French composer (d. 1914)
9th of June 1875 BIRTHDAY Henry Hallett Dale, English pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1968)
9th of June 1882 BIRTHDAY Bobby Kerr, Canadian sprinter (d. 1963)
9th of June 1890 BIRTHDAY Leslie Banks, British actor (d. 1952)
9th of June 1891 BIRTHDAY Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist (d. 1964)
9th of June 1893 BIRTHDAY Irish Meusel, American baseball player (d. 1963)
9th of June 1898 BIRTHDAY Luigi Fagioli, Italian racing driver (d. 1952)
9th of June 1900 BIRTHDAY Fred Waring, American bandleader (d. 1984)
9th of June 1906 BIRTHDAY Robert Klark Graham, American eugenicist and entrepreneur (d. 1997)
9th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY Robert Cummings, American actor (d. 1990)
9th of June 1911 BIRTHDAY George Webb, British actor (d. 1998)
9th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Ingolf Dahl, American composer (d. 1970)
9th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Philip Simmons, American ornamental ironworker (d. 2009)
9th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY Les Paul, American guitarist and inventor (d. 2009)
9th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Robert McNamara, U.S. Defense Secretary and President of the World Bank (d. 2009)
9th of June 1918 BIRTHDAY John Hospers, American philosopher and Libertarian politician
9th of June 1921 BIRTHDAY Arthur Hertzberg, American scholar (d. 2006)
9th of June 1922 BIRTHDAY George Axelrod, American producer, playwright and director (d. 2003)
9th of June 1922 BIRTHDAY John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
9th of June 1922 BIRTHDAY Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist (d. 1988)
9th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY Ed Farhat ("The Sheik"), American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
9th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Keith Laumer, American author (d. 1993)
9th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Johnny Ace, American rhythm and blues singer (d. 1954)
9th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
9th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Bill Virdon, American baseball player and manager
9th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Joe Santos, American actor
9th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Jackie Wilson, American singer (d. 1984)
9th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Mick O'Dwyer, Irish footballer and manager
9th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Jackie Mason, American comedian
9th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Harald Rosenthal, German biologist
9th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Charles Wuorinen, American composer
9th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY David Hobbs, English racecar driver and commentator
9th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Ileana Cotrubas, Romanian soprano
9th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Charles Webb, American novelist
9th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Dick Vitale, American sportscaster
9th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Jon Lord, English pianist and organist (Deep Purple)
9th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Anton Burghardt, German footballer
9th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Joe Haldeman, American science fiction author
9th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Luis Ocana, Spanish cyclist (d. 1994)
9th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Nike Wagner, German art festival director
9th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Kiran Bedi, Indian social activist and police officer
9th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY John Gurda, American historian
9th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Gudrun Schyman, Swedish politician
9th of June 1950 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Kastrinakis, Greek-American basketball player
9th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Dave Parker, American baseball player
9th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY James Newton Howard, American film composer
9th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Reinhard Schmitz, German footballer
9th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (d. 2004)
9th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Paul Chapman, Welsh guitarist (UFO, Lone Star)
9th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY George Perez, American comic book artist
9th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Gregory Maguire, American novelist
9th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada
9th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Stephen Pewsey, English historian
9th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Wolfgang Schilling, German footballer
9th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Patricia Cornwell, American Novelist
9th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
9th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter and playwright
9th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Michael J. Fox, Canadian-born actor
9th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Yuval Banai, Israeli musician and singer (Mashina)
9th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Johnny Depp, American actor
9th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Gilad Atzmon, Israeli-born British jazz saxophonist and political activist
9th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY David Koepp, American screenwriter and director
9th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Wayman Tisdale, American basketball player and smooth jazz bassist (d. 2009)
9th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress
9th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
9th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Jian Ghomeshi, Canadian broadcaster
9th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Richard Cooey, American murderer (d. 2008)
9th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Ruben Maza, Venezuelan long-distance runner
9th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Niki Bakoyianni, Greek high jumper
9th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Nick Kiriazis, American actor
9th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Eric Wynalda, American footballer
9th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Erika Miklosa, Hungarian coloratura soprano
9th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer
9th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Rick Renstrom, American guitarist
9th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Jackie McKeown, Scottish vocalist and guitarist (The Yummy Fur, 1990s)
9th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress
9th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Matt Horsley, Australian football player
9th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Tedy Bruschi, American football player
9th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
9th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Laura Ponte, Spanish model and member (by marriage) of the Spanish Royal Family
9th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Iain Lee, British television/radio personality
9th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Samoth, Norwegian guitarist and drummer (Emperor, Zyklon)
9th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Randy Winn, American baseball player
9th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Otto Addo, German-born Ghanaian footballer
9th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Andrew Symonds, Australian cricketer
9th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Jeff Saturday, American football player
9th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Amisha Patel, Indian actress
9th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Peja Stojakovic, Serbian basketball player
9th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Roopa Mishra, Indian civil servant
9th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Matthew Bellamy, English vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter (Muse)
9th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Michaela Conlin, American actress
9th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Shandi Finnessey, American beauty queen
9th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Miroslav Klose, German football player
9th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Mike Fontenot, American baseball player
9th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Udonis Haslem, American basketball player
9th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Lehlohonolo Seema, South African football player
9th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY D'banj, Nigerian singer, songwriter and harmonica player
9th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Navid Akhavan, Iranian-German actor
9th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Anoushka Shankar, English-born sitarist, daughter of Ravi Shankar
9th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Vic Zhou, Taiwanese actor, singer and model
9th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Natalie Portman, Israeli-born actress
9th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Christina Sturmer, Austrian singer
9th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Andrew Walker, Canadian actor
9th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Alektra Blue, American pornographic actress
9th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Danny Richar, Dominican baseball player
9th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Jim Tang, Hong Kong actor
9th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Firas Al Khatib, Syrian football player
9th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Aruni Kashyap, Indian poet
9th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Yulieski Gourriel, Cuban baseball player
9th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Masoud Shojaei, Iranian football player
9th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Wesley Sneijder, Dutch football player
9th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Kaleth Morales, Colombian vallenato singer and songwriter (d. 2005)
9th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Anthimos Ananiadis, Greek actor
9th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Sebastian Telfair, American basketball player
9th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Richard Kahui, New Zealand All Black rugby player
9th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress
9th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Kary Ng, Hong Kong singer and actress
9th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor
9th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Karan Wahi, Indian actor
9th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Greek football player
9th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Mae Whitman, American actress and voice actress
9th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Sara Isakovic, Slovenian swimmer
9th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Chloe Agnew, Irish singer (Celtic Woman)
9th of June 1990 BIRTHDAY Lauren Socha, English Actress
9th of June 1993 BIRTHDAY Danielle Chuchran, American actress
9th of June 0062 DEATH Claudia Octavia, wife of Roman Emperor Nero (Born 40)
9th of June 0068 DEATH Nero, Roman Emperor (Born 37)
9th of June 0373 DEATH Ephrem the Syrian, Syriac Christian hymnodist (Born 306)
9th of June 0597 DEATH St. Columba, Irish Christian missionary (Born 521)
9th of June 0630 DEATH Shahrbaraz, King of Persia
9th of June 1361 DEATH Philippe de Vitry, French composer (Born 1291)
9th of June 1563 DEATH William Paget, 1st Baron Paget, English statesman (Born 1506)
9th of June 1572 DEATH Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (Born 1528)
9th of June 1583 DEATH Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
9th of June 1656 DEATH Thomas Tomkins, Welsh composer (Born 1572)
9th of June 1716 DEATH Banda Bahadur, Sikh military commander (Born 1670)
9th of June 1717 DEATH Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon, French mystic (Born 1648)
9th of June 1799 DEATH Chevalier de Saint-Georges, African-French swordsman, soldier of fortune and composer, known as the "black Mozart" (Born 1745)
9th of June 1834 DEATH William Carey, English minister and missionary (Born 1761)
9th of June 1870 DEATH Charles Dickens, English author (Born 1812)
9th of June 1875 DEATH Gerard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (Born 1795)
9th of June 1892 DEATH William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (Born 1863)
9th of June 1892 DEATH Yoshitoshi, Japanese Ukiyo-e artist (Born 1839)
9th of June 1912 DEATH Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian writer (Born 1852)
9th of June 1923 DEATH Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, daughter of Queen Victoria (Born 1846)
9th of June 1946 DEATH Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII], King of Thailand (Born 1925)
9th of June 1952 DEATH Adolf Busch, German composer (Born 1891)
9th of June 1958 DEATH Robert Donat, English actor (Born 1905)
9th of June 1959 DEATH Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, German chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1876)
9th of June 1961 DEATH Camille Guerin, French scientist (Born 1872)
9th of June 1964 DEATH Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Canadian-born tycoon and politician (Born 1879)
9th of June 1968 DEATH Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (Born 1884)
9th of June 1973 DEATH Erich von Manstein, German military commander (Born 1887)
9th of June 1974 DEATH Miguel Angel Asturias, Guatemalan writer, Nobel laureate (Born 1899)
9th of June 1979 DEATH Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1884)
9th of June 1981 DEATH Allen Ludden, American game show host (Born 1917)
9th of June 1989 DEATH Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (Born 1915)
9th of June 1989 DEATH George Wells Beadle, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (Born 1903)
9th of June 1991 DEATH Claudio Arrau, Chilean-born pianist (Born 1903)
9th of June 1993 DEATH Thomas Ammann, Swiss art dealer and collector (Born 1950)
9th of June 1993 DEATH Alexis Smith, Canadian actress (Born 1921)
9th of June 1994 DEATH Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist, Nobel laureate (Born 1903)
9th of June 1997 DEATH Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (Born 1908)
9th of June 2000 DEATH Jacob Lawrence, American painter (Born 1917)
9th of June 2004 DEATH Rosey Brown, American football player (Born 1932)
9th of June 2004 DEATH Brian Williamson, Jamaican activist (Born 1945)
9th of June 2006 DEATH Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (Born 1946)
9th of June 2007 DEATH Frankie Abernathy, American reality TV personality (Born 1981)
9th of June 2008 DEATH Suleiman Mousa, Jordanian historian (Born 1919)
9th of June 2008 DEATH Algis Budrys, American writer (Born 1931)
9th of June 2009 DEATH Dick May, Former NASCAR racecar driver (Born 1930)

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