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
Claudia Octavia is executed.
The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established. It is the first legal corporation in the Americas.
End of the Congress of Vienna: the new European political situation is set.
Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
Birsa Munda, an important figure in the Indian independence movement, dies in British prison under mysterious circumstances.
Bulgaria’s military takes over the government in a coup.
In the second attempt to climb Mount Everest, George Mallory and Andrew “Sandy” Irvine disappear, possibly having first made it to the top.
Civilian Prime Minister of South Vietnam Phan Huy Quat resigned after being unable to work with a junta led by Nguyen Cao Ky.
Six-Day War: Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria
Portugal and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.
Who were born on June 9?
Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer (d. 1910)
Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
Dave Parker, American baseball player
Reinhard Schmitz, German footballer
Stephen Pewsey, English historian
Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
Jackie McKeown, Scottish vocalist and guitarist (The Yummy Fur, 1990s)
Navíd Akhavan, Iranian-German actor
Masoud Shojaei, Iranian footballer
Kary Ng, Hong Kong singer and actress
Who died on June 9?
Philippe de Vitry, French composer (b. 1291)
Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (b. 1528)
Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon, French mystic (b. 1648)
Chevalier de Saint-Georges, African-French swordsman, soldier of fortune and composer, known as the “black Mozart” (b. 1745)
Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (b. 1795)
Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
Thomas Ammann, Swiss art dealer and collector (b. 1950)
Georges Pichard, French comics artist (b. 1920)
Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (b. 1946)
Dick May, Former NASCAR racecar driver (b. 1930)
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