June 9 Events in History - June 9 Birthdays - June 9 Deaths
2015 HSBC bank announces plans to let go up to 8,000 workers in the U.K. and potentially up to 25,000 around the world as it restructures itself to improve profitability
2014 Russia seeks to intimidate Finland out of thoughts of joining NATO; a representative of Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that any moves by Finland to do so could potentially trigger World War III
2014 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin targeting assets stored overseas in an effort to avoid taxes; the Indian government estimates that up to $2 trillion may be in hiding; the nation follows China and Russia in magnitude of offshored wealth
2013 A Hepatitis A outbreak is linked to a fruit juice product sold by Townsend Farms; 79 people in the U.S. were effected
2013 At The Tony Awards, held in New York City, Best Musical and other awards are given to the musical 'Kinky Boots', which has lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and is based on a book by Harvey Fierstein
2012 Spain confirms its receipt of over 100 billion euros in loans to help manage the needs of its struggling banks
2011 The Financial Times finds computer hackers may have accessed details on Citigroup bank card customers
2011 In Riyadh, Saudia Arabia, six women were arrested for practicing driving in an empty car lot; women are banned from driving on the road
2010 President Obama meets with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority, and promises Palestinians $400 million in U.S. assistance for the West Bank and Gaza
2001 Stanley Cup Finals, Colorado Avalanche beat New Jersey Devils 4 games to 3
1997 British lease on New Territories in Hong Kong expires
1997 Detroit Tigers bat out of order against Oakland A's in 1st inning
1996 66th French Mens Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov beats M Stich (76, 75, 76)
1996 Michelle McGann wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
1996 Sunday League game Kent 6-314 overhaul Leicestershire's 4-311
1995 "Congo" premieres in USA
1994 5.6 earthquake strikes South-Mexico
1994 Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)
1993 "Ce que femme veut", premieres in France
1993 "Tout capour ca!", premieres in France
1993 "What's Love Got to Do with It", premieres
1993 Japanese crown prince Naruhito weds Masaka Owada
1993 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Los Angeles Kings, 4 games to 1
1993 Tickets for Indians 1st season in Jacobs Field go on sale
1991 61st French Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats A Agassi (36 64 26 61 64)
1991 9th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Albus
1991 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa
1991 Jack La Lanne, 76, arrested for suspicion of DWI
1991 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
1991 WLAF 1st world bowl London Monarchs defeat Barlecona Dragons 21-0
1990 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go and Go wins in 2:27.2
1990 60th French Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (76 64)
1990 Czechoslovakia beats U.S. 5-1 in World Cup soccer
1990 Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with switch hit home runs in 10 games
1990 Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) and Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
1990 Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
1990 Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf for French Open title
1989 "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," premieres in USA
1989 Barry Switzer resigns as head coach of Oklahoma's football
1989 Michael Changs French Open win makes him youngest male to go to finals
1989 Rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1
1988 Attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to U.K.
1986 20th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers and Loretta Lynn
1986 Angel Don Sutton (298 wins) beats White Sox Tom Seaver (306 wins) 3-0
1986 Dow Jones-index hits record 45.71 points
1986 Rogers Comm report on Challenger disaster blames Morton Thiokol
1985 39th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2
1985 55th French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (36 64 62 62)
1985 Alice Miller wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
1985 American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped and held hostage in Lebanon
1985 Bernard Hinault wins Tour de France
1985 U.S.S.R.'s Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus
1984 116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay, Jr. aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2
1984 54th French Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats C Evert (63 61)
1984 Cyndi Lauper's 1st #1 "Time After Times"
1984 Donald Ducks 50th birthday celebrated at Disneyland
1984 Jurgen Hingsen of W Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
1984 Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD
1984 Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater
1983 56th National Spelling Bee: Blake Giddens wins spelling purim
1983 Margaret Thatchers Conservative Party wins British parliamentary election
1983 Zimbabwe win their 1st one-day cricket international, vs. Australia
1982 General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself president of Guatemala
1982 Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley
1980 14th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers and Loretta Lynn
1980 Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns from free basing cocaine
1980 Phillies and San Francisco Giants end their game at 3:11 AM
1980 Soyuz T-2 returns to Earth
1979 111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6
1979 49th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (62 60)
1979 Michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes
1979 Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st and last time
1979 Willie Horton is honored at Seattle's Kingdome
1978 Gutenberg Bible, 1 of 21, sells for $2.4 million, London
1978 Larry Holmes beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1978 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) strikes down 148 year policy of excluding black men from priesthood
1977 50th National Spelling Bee: John Paola wins spelling cambist
1977 George and Patti Harrison divorce
1977 Silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth celebrated with fireworks
1975 107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2
1975 Fire in prison hospital kills 10 prisoners and 1 guard (Sanford Fla)
1975 House of Commons is broadcast live by radio for 1st time
1975 Tony Orlando and Dawn receives gold record for "He Don't Love You"
1974 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Desert Inn Golf Classic
1973 105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24
1972 14" of rain in 6 hours burst Rapid City, South Dakota dam, drowns 237
1972 Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia
1971 Abdul Zahir appointed premier of Afghanistan
1971 Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold
1970 Argentine military junta under Lieutenant-general Lanusse drives out President Ongania
1970 Bob Dylan given honorary Doctorate of Music at Princeton
1970 Harry A. Blackmun, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
1969 Brian Jones quits (sic) Rolling Stones because of his drug problems
1969 Warren Burger confirmed as U.S. Chief Justice
1968 38th French Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats R Laver (63 61 26 62)
1968 38th French Womens Tennis: Nancy Richey beats Anne H Jones (57 64 61)
1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Bluegrass Ladies Golf Invitational
1968 Yugoslav president Tito promises reforms
1967 Boycott scores 246* vs. India, Leeds, 573 minutes, 29 fours 1 six
1967 Israeli troops reach Suez Canal
1967 Monkees appear at Hollywood Bowl
1966 5 Minnesota Twins (Rich Rollins, Zolio Versailes, Tony Oliva, Don Michner, and Harmon Killebrew) all homer in 7th inning to beat A's 9-4
1965 Frenchman, Machal Jazy, runs record mile in 3:53.6
1964 Jack Nicklaus wins British Open golf tournament
1963 1st Sunday night game in baseball San Francisco Giants lose to Houston Colts 3-0
1963 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open
1963 Barbra Streisand appears on "Ed Sullivan Show"
1963 Colt .45s beat Giants 3-0 in major leagues' 1st Sunday night game
1963 Equal Pay Act enacted
1963 John F. Kennedy names Winston Churchill U.S. honorary citizen
1963 Movie "Cleopatra" opens in New York
1962 "Bill of Hare," premieres in U.S.
1962 94th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Jaipur wins in 2:28.8
1962 Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City
1961 Ryne Duren sets AL record with 7 straight strikeouts against Red Sox
1960 ABC and AFL sign a 5 year contract
1960 Typhoon Mary in China killed at least 1,600
1959 1st ballistic missile sub launched, George Washington
1958 "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley hits #1
1957 Anthony Eden resigns as British PM
1956 Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed
1955 100 degrees F - Hottest day in Seattle Washington
1955 Test Cricket debut of Ken Barrington, vs. South Africa, Trent Bridge
1954 Joseph Welch asks Senator Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings
1953 "Milton Berle Show/Texaco Star Theater," last airs on NBC-TV
1953 South African premier Malan visits Netherlands
1953 Worcester County tornado, 94 killed, 1310 injured, 10,000 homeless
1951 "Doodles Weaver Show," debuts on NBC-TV
1949 Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes 1st woman treasurer of U.S.
1948 WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1946 19 guests at Canfield Hotel die in fire, Dubuque, Iowa
1946 66,545 fans help Yankees break million attendance mark, the earliest
1946 Bhumibol Adulyadej, becomes king of Thailand
1946 Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1946 New York Giant Mel Ott is 1st manager ejected from both games of a doubleheader
1945 "Gruesome Twosome," premieres in USA
1945 Australian troops lands in Brunei Bay North, Borneo
1945 71st Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hoop, Jr. wins in 2:07
1945 Following an 8-7 win over the Phils, Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher is arrested on a complaint by a fan that Durocher slugged him
1944 Russian offensive in Carelia
1943 U.S. income tax withholding paycheck deductions authorized
1942 Adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in Gerbrandy government
1942 German-Netherlands press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe
1942 Nazis kill all inhabitants of Lidice, Czechoslovakia
1941 Ammunition plant at Fort Smederovo in Belgrade explodes; kills 1,500
1941 Archbishop De Young bans priest cooperation on Rijks radio
1940 44th U.S. Golf Open: Lawson Little shoots a 287 at Canterbury Golf Club Ohio
1940 General Charles de Gaulle's 1st meeting with Winston Churchill
1940 Norway surrenders to Germany during WW II
1938 Second Chamber agrees to return Jews to nazi-Germany
1936 Olin Dutra beats Gene Sarazen by 1 stroke for U.S. Open
1936 Page Miss Glory (1936), premieres in USA
1934 1st Donald Duck cartoon, Wise Little Hen, released
1934 38th U.S. Golf Open: Olin Dutra shoots a 293 at Merion Cricket Club PA
1934 66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2
1934 Donald Duck made his 1st screen appearance ("The Wise Little Hen")
1934 Lawson Little beats Gene Sarazen by 3 strokes for U.S. Open
1933 Spanish president Zamora takes power
1933 Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager
1931 1st rocket-powered aircraft design patented, Robert Goddard
1931 1st showing of a Donald Duck cartoon
1930 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 6 mile, 29:36.4
1929 Venezuelan rebel Urbina lets Dutch/Curacaose hostages free
1928 60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2
1928 Charles Kingsford-Smith and Charles Ulm are 1st to fly across the Pacific when they end their flight from California to Brisbane
1924 "Jelly-Roll Blues," is recorded by blues great, Jelly Roll Morton
1923 55th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Zev wins in 2:19
1923 Brinks unveils 1st armored security vans
1923 Bulgarian premier Stamboeliski and King Boris III overthrown
1919 General steel strike in France
1914 Honus Wagner, is 2nd to get 3,000 hits
1910 Passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard, found June 6, 1983 in Queensland
1906 Boston Beaneaters (NL) end 19-game losing streak beat Cards 6-3
1902 1st Automat restaurant opens, 818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
1901 New York Giants get record 31 hits to beat Cincinnati Reds 25-13
1899 James J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavywgt boxing title
1898 China leases Hong Kong's new territories to Britain for 99 years
1892 26th Belmont: W Hayward aboard Patron wins in 2:12
1891 Painter Gauguin arrives in Papeete, Tahiti
1890 Opera "Robin Hood" premieres in Chicago
1888 22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40
1887 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43
1883 17th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard George Kinney wins in 2:42
1883 1st commercial electric railway line begins operation in Chicago
1877 11th Belmont: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:46
1870 Washington: President Grant meets with Sioux chief Red Cloud
1869 Charles Elmer Hires sells his 1st root beer, Philadelphia
1868 1st meeting of Board of Regents, University of California
1865 Battle of Grand Gulf, Mississippi
1864 Battle of Big Shanty, Georgia
1864 Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, Pine Mt, Pine Knob, Golgotha
1863 Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia, Fleetwood, Beverly Ford
1862 Battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp
1860 1st "dime" novel issued "Malaesk The Indian Wife of the White Hunter"
1822 Charles Graham patents false teeth
1790 1st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"
1789 Spanish capture British schooner Northwest America near Vancouver I
1784 John Carroll appointed supervisor of U.S. Catholic Missions
1772 1st Protestant church west of Penn (in Ohio) holds communion
1772 1st naval attack of Revolutionary War takes place in Providence, RI
1752 French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly India
1742 Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia
1732 Royal charter for Georgia granted to James Oglethorpe
1720 Sweden and Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm
1628 1st deportation from what is now U.S., Thomas Morton from Mass
1588 Spanish Armada sails from Lisbon to England
1572 Willem van Oranges army occupies Gelderland
1549 Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England
1549 England enforces Act of Supremacy
1534 Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St. Lawrence River
1531 Pope Clemens VII and Francois I sign secret treaty against Karel V
1529 Zurich declares war on Catholic kantons
1525 Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch
1456 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1075 Battle at Homburg/Unstrut: German king Henry IV beats Saksen
922 French republic chooses Robert I, King of France
641 Arabic/Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria