What happened this day in history June 9

What are the important events that happened on June 9? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 9: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 9 is the 160th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 205 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 27, 2022 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 27,578,880 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectahexacontagon’ day.

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Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 227 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,457 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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June 9 Historical Events

  • 62
    Claudia Octavia is executed.
  • 1650
    The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established. It is the first legal corporation in the Americas.
  • 1815
    End of the Congress of Vienna: the new European political situation is set.
  • 1856
    Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
  • 1900
    Birsa Munda, an important figure in the Indian independence movement, dies in British prison under mysterious circumstances.
  • 1923
    Bulgaria’s military takes over the government in a coup.
  • 1924
    In the second attempt to climb Mount Everest, George Mallory and Andrew “Sandy” Irvine disappear, possibly having first made it to the top.
  • 1965
    Civilian Prime Minister of South Vietnam Phan Huy Quat resigned after being unable to work with a junta led by Nguyen Cao Ky.
  • 1967
    Six-Day War: Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria
  • 1974
    Portugal and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.

Who were born on June 9?

  • 1812
    Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer (d. 1910)
  • 1849
    Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
  • 1951
    Dave Parker, American baseball player
  • 1951
    Reinhard Schmitz, German footballer
  • 1955
    Stephen Pewsey, English historian
  • 1960
    Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
  • 1971
    Jackie McKeown, Scottish vocalist and guitarist (The Yummy Fur, 1990s)
  • 1980
    Navíd Akhavan, Iranian-German actor
  • 1984
    Masoud Shojaei, Iranian footballer
  • 1986
    Kary Ng, Hong Kong singer and actress

Who died on June 9?

  • 1361
    Philippe de Vitry, French composer (b. 1291)
  • 1572
    Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (b. 1528)
  • 1717
    Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon, French mystic (b. 1648)
  • 1799
    Chevalier de Saint-Georges, African-French swordsman, soldier of fortune and composer, known as the “black Mozart” (b. 1745)
  • 1875
    Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (b. 1795)
  • 1952
    Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
  • 1993
    Thomas Ammann, Swiss art dealer and collector (b. 1950)
  • 2003
    Georges Pichard, French comics artist (b. 1920)
  • 2006
    Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (b. 1946)
  • 2009
    Dick May, Former NASCAR racecar driver (b. 1930)

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