About June 9

June 9, 2022 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.

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Gemini is the sun 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.

What Happened On June 9

  • 411 BC
    Coup in Athens succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy.
  • 68
    Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer’s Iliad, thus ending the Julio-Claudian Dynasty and starting the civil year known as the Year of the Four Emperors.
  • 1732
    James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of the future U.S. state of Georgia.
  • 1772
    The British schooner Gaspée is burned off the coast of Rhode Island.
  • 1856
    Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Stonewall Jackson concludes his successful Shenandoah Valley Campaign with a victory in the Battle of Port Republic; his tactics during the campaign are now studied by militaries around the world.
  • 1885
    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.
  • 1900
    Birsa Munda, an important figure in the Indian independence movement, dies in British prison under mysterious circumstances.
  • 1915
    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.
  • 1944
    World War II: 99 civilians are hung from lampposts and balconies by German troops in Tulle, France, in reprisal for maquisards attacks.
  • 1946
    King Bhumibol Adulyadej ascends to the throne of Thailand. He is currently the world’s longest reigning monarch.
  • 1953
    Flint-Worcester tornado outbreak sequence: a tornado spawned from the same storm system as the Flint tornado hits in Worcester, Massachusetts killing 94.
  • 1958
    Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London Gatwick Airport, (LGW) in Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom.
  • 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
  • 1968
    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
  • 1974
    Portugal and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.
  • 1985
    Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped in Lebanon (he will not be released until 1991).
  • 1999
    Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
  • 2008
    In the town of Lake Delton, Wisconsin, Lake Delton drains as a result of heavy flooding breaking the dam holding the lake back.

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