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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks results in the deaths of hundreds.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

2009 swine flu outbreak: World Health Organisation Director-General Margaret Chan believes on the surface of it that a pandemic has been reached. She also said that once I get indisputable evidence, I will make the announcement, and will meet with governments on Wednesday regarding reports about the outbreak. //www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D98N9T580show_article=1 (Associated Press via Breitbart.com)
The trial of William Jefferson, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, on charges of bribery and racketeering gets underway. //www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/09/AR2009060900860.html (Washington Post)

Monday, June 9, 2008

India's prime minister Manmohan Singh calls for global nuclear disarmament asking world countries to create 'timebound framework' to rid the world of atomic weapons. //www.voanews.com/english/2008-06-09-voa13.cfm (VOA)
Pakistan lawyers begin a Long March of protests against the Government of the President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf calling for the reinstatement of judges dismissed last year including the former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. //www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jun/10/pakistan ("The Guardian")

Friday, June 9, 2006

The first Kazakh space satellite "KazSat" is launched.
Former BeatlePaul McCartney turns 64 after writing When I'm Sixty-Four at age 16.
July 9 – The 2006 FIFA World Cup begins in Germany.

Monday, June 9, 2003

The FBI begins to drain a Frederick, Maryland, pond hoping to uncover more evidence in the 2001 anthrax attacks.//www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/06/09/national/main557651.shtml
North American ice hockey: The New Jersey Devils win the Stanley Cup, beating the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, 3-0, in Game Seven of their chionship series.

Wednesday, June 9, 1999

An underground pipeline leaks 237,000 gallons (897,000 liters) of gasoline before exploding at Whatcom Falls Park in Bellingham, Washington, killing one adult and two children. //www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfmfile_id=5468//www.bellinghamherald.com/2009/06/07/938966/timeline-of-bellingham-pipeline.html
Texas Governor George W. Bush announces he will seek the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States.
Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo
Kosovo War: The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
Kosovo War: Operation Joint Guardian/"Operation Agricola" begins: NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping forces KFOR enter the province of Kosovo in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Saturday, June 9, 1990

First round of the Bulgarian Constitutional Assembly election sees the Bulgarian Socialist Party win a majority. The second round of voting is held June 17.
In the Algerian local election, Algeria's first multiparty election since 1962, the Islamic Salvation Front wins control of more than half of municipalities and 32 of Algeria's 48 provinces.
Cold War: The parliament of the Russian Federation formally declares its sovereignty.
Alberto Fujimori is elected President of Peru he takes office on July 28.

Monday, June 9, 1986

The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle "Challenger" disaster.

Thursday, June 9, 1983

Britain's Conservative government, led by Margaret Thatcher, is re-elected by a landslide majority.//news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/9/newsid_2500000/2500847.stm BBC ON THIS DAY | 9 | 1983: Thatcher wins landslide victory!

Monday, June 9, 1980

In Los Angeles, comedian Richard Pryor is badly burned trying to freebase cocaine.
A Unabomber bomb injures United Airlines president Percy Wood in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Friday, June 9, 1978

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints extends the priesthood and temple blessings to 'all worthy males', ending a general policy of excluding 'Canaanites' from Priesthood ordination and temple ordinances.

Monday, June 9, 1975

The Order of Australia is awarded for the first time.

Saturday, June 9, 1973

Secretariat wins the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing winner since 1948.

Friday, June 9, 1972

The Black Hills flood kills 238 in South Dakota.

Tuesday, June 9, 1964

In Federal Court in Kansas City, Kansas, army deserter George John Gessner, 28, is convicted of passing United States secrets to the Soviet Union.

Thursday, June 9, 1960

Typhoon Mary kills 1,600 people in China.
The BC Ferries company, later to become the second-largest ferry operator in th world, commences service between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay, British Columbia, Canada.
Violent demonstrations at Tokyo University result in 182 arrests, 589 injuries.

Tuesday, June 9, 1959

Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
The USS "George Washington" is launched as the first submarine to carry ballistic missiles.
A 3-front revolutionary invasion by air and sea takes place in the Dominican Republic, consisting of exiles aided by Fidel Castro and the Venezuelan government, whose objective is to overthrow dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. Within a few days most are captured and executed. Only four are released by the government. Trujillo is killed less than two years later by men partly inspired by the deaths of the 1959 revolutionaries.
The USS \'\'George Washington\'\' is launched as the first submarine to carry ballistic missiles.

Sunday, June 9, 1957

Broad Peak, on the China-Pakistan border, is first ascended.

Wednesday, June 9, 1954

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, saying, 'Have you, at long last, no decency?'.

Sunday, June 9, 1946

In Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) accedes the throne after the mysterious death of his brother, King Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII).

Friday, June 9, 1944

WWII: Soviet leader Joseph Stalin launches the Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive against Finland, with the intent of defeating Finland before pushing for Berlin.

Tuesday, June 9, 1942

Nazis burn the Czech village of Lidice in reprisal for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich.
(12:30 a.m.) ndash B-17 Flying Fortress air crash near Auckland.

Sunday, June 9, 1940

WWII: The British Commandos are created.
Marcus Mosiah Garvey died of a stroke on June 10, 1940
WWII: Canada declares war on Italy.
WWII: Norway surrenders to German forces.
WWII: Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom.
WWII: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy's actions with his ftp://webstorage2.mcpa.virginia.edu/library/nara/fdr/audiovisual/speeches/fdr_1940_0610.mp3 Stab in the Back speech during the graduation ceremonies of the University of Virginia.
WWII: The French government flees to Tours.

Sunday, June 9, 1935

He-Umezu Agreement: China's Kuomintang government concedes Japanese military control of north-eastern China.

Saturday, June 9, 1934

The animated short "The Wise Little Hen", directed by Bert Gillett for the "Silly Symphonies" series, and featuring the debut of Donald Duck, is released.

Monday, June 9, 1930

"Chicago Tribune" journalist Jake Lingle is shot in Chicago, Illinois. Newspapers promise $55,000 reward for information. Lingle is later found to have had contacts with organized crime.

Thursday, June 9, 1927

A ticker-tape parade is held for aviator Charles Lindbergh down 5th Avenue in New York City.
The Soviet Union executes 20 Britons for alleged espionage.
Léon Daudet, the leader of the French monarchists, is arrested in France.

Saturday, June 9, 1923

A military coup in Bulgaria ousts prime minister Aleksandar Stamboliyski (he is killed June 14).

Wednesday, June 9, 1915

U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigns over a disagreement regarding his nation's handling of the RMS "Lusitania" sinking.

Friday, June 9, 1905

The Charlton Athletic F.C. is founded.

Wednesday, June 9, 1886

The centennial of the Stoughton Musical Society is celebrated.

Monday, June 9, 1873

Alexandra Palace in London is destroyed by fire only a fortnight after its opening.

Thursday, June 9, 1870

Death of Charles Dickens at Gad's Hill.
Richard Wagner's opera "Die Walküre" is first performed at Munich's National Theatre.
The U.S. Congress creates the United States Department of Justice.
The office of the Solicitor General of the United States is set up to supervise and conduct government litigation in the United States Supreme Court.
Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States.

Thursday, June 9, 1864

American Civil War ndash Battle of Brice\\'s Crossroads: Confederate troops under Nathan Bedford Forrest defeat a much larger Union force led by General Samuel D. Sturgis in Mississippi.
American Civil War ndash Battle of Petersburg: Union forces under General Grant and troops led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee battle for the last time.
American Civil War ndash Battle of Brice's Crossroads: Confederate troops under Nathan Bedford Forrest defeat a much larger Union force led by General Samuel D. Sturgis in Mississippi.

Tuesday, June 9, 1863

American Civil War ndash The Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia ends inconclusively.

Sunday, June 9, 1861

Lebanon is separated from Syrian administration and reunited under an Ottoman governor with the approval of the European powers.

Monday, June 9, 1856

500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah, carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.

Friday, June 9, 1815

Final Act of the Congress of Vienna is signed: A new European political situation is set. The German Confederation is created and the neutrality of Switzerland is guaranteed.

Sunday, June 9, 1811

The Great fire of the Podil breaks out in Kiev, Ukraine.

Tuesday, June 9, 1807

Saturday, June 9, 1804

Beethoven's "Symphony No. 3 in Endashflat" premiered in Vienna.

Wednesday, June 9, 1790

Royal Assent Given To The Town Of Milford Haven.

Monday, June 9, 1788

The African Association, an exploration group dedicated to plotting the Niger River and finding Timbuktu, is founded in England.

Tuesday, June 9, 1772

The British vessel "Gaspee" is burned off of Rhode Island.
The British vessel ''Gaspee'' is burned off of Rhode Island.

Friday, June 9, 1747

Emperor Momozono ascends to the throne of Japan, succeeding Emperor Sakuramachi.

Monday, June 9, 1732

James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia.
August ndash Mikhail Gvozdev in the "Sviatoi Gavriil" makes the first known crossing of the Bering Strait, from Cape Dezhnev to Cape Prince of Wales in Alaska.

Thursday, June 9, 1667

14 ndash Raid on the Medway: A Dutch fleet under Admiral Michiel de Ruyter burns Sheerness, sails up the River Medway in England, raids Chatham Dockyard and tows away the royal flagship "The Royal Charles".ref name=CBH

Thursday, June 9, 1650

June 9 – The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established (the first legal corporation in the Americas).

Friday, June 9, 1595

Battle of Fontaine-Française: Henry IV of France defeats the Spanish, but is nearly killed due to his rashness.

Thursday, May 30, 1549 (Julianian calendar)

Book of Common Prayer introduced in English churchesref name=Pocket On This Day
July ndash Kett's Rebellion in East Anglia, against land enclosuresref name=Cassell's Chronology/ rebellion in Oxfordshire against landowners associated with religious changes.
July ndash Kett\'s Rebellion in East Anglia, against land enclosuresref name=Cassell's Chronology/ rebellion in Oxfordshire against landowners associated with religious changes.

Saturday, May 30, 1534 (Julianian calendar)

Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the St. Lawrence River.

Wednesday, May 30, 1526 (Julianian calendar)

Emperor Go-Nara ascends to the throne of Japan.

Monday, May 31, 1456 (Julianian calendar)

June 9 ndash Halley's Comet makes an appearance, as noted by the humanist scholar Platina.

Thursday, June 1, 1346 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of St Pol de Leon: English army defeats Charles of Blois in Brittany.ref name = crecy/

Thursday, June 3, 1064 (Julianian calendar)

European warriors go to Spain to participate to the siege of Barbastro. This expedition is sanctioned by the Pope and is now regarded as an early form of Crusade.
Construction of the Duomo at Pisa in Tuscany begins.
Harold II is shipwrecked at Ponthieu, Normandy and taken captive by Count Guy.
Coimbra is taken by King Ferdinand of Castile.

Thursday, June 5, 721 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Toulouse: after besieging Toulouse for three months, Al-Samh ibn Malik al-Khawlani, the Wāli (governor) of Al-Andalus (Muslim Spain), is defeated (and dies of his injuries) by Odo the Great, Duke of Aquitaine, preventing the spread of Umayyad control westward from Narbonne into Aquitaine.
Rains and heavy storms around the southern seaport of Yangzhou destroy over 1,000 ships and boats in the usual congested waterway traffic of the Tang Dynasty.
Anbasa ibn Suhaym Al-Kalbi is appointed governor of Al-Andalus.
Prague is founded (according to legend) by the Princess Libuše and her husband Přemysl, founder of the eponymous dynasty.

Saturday, June 11, 68 (Julianian calendar)

Roman EmperorNero commits suicide four miles outside Rome. He is deserted by the Praetorian Guard and then stabs himself in the throat.
Marcus Ulpius Trajanus, father of Trajan, becomes consul.
The Roman Senate declares Nero as a "persona non grata". In the line of succession, Galba follows Nero.
Winter ndash Titus sets up c at Jericho and the Romans cut off escape routes toward Jerusalem.
Trajan moves to Scythopolis and crosses the Jordan River with Legio X Fretensis. He lays siege to Jericho and destroys the monastery of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are originated.
The Gospel of Mark is written (approximate date).
Venutius successfully deposes his wife Cartimandua and becomes the ruler of the Brigantes.
Lucius Clodius Macer revolts against emperor Nero.
Ignatius of Antioch becomes the third bishop of Antioch.
Buddhism officially arrives in China with the building of the White Horse Temple.
An iron chain suspension bridge is constructed in China.
The Essenes place the Dead Sea Scrolls in the caves at Qumran.
Legio I "Macriana liberatrix" and Legio I "Adiutrix" are created.
Source: Wikipedia