Historical Events In June - 09
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1985 American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped &held hostage in Lebanon on June - 09.
1985 On this day in history uSSR's Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus
1986 The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster that claimed the lives of seven astronauts on this day in history.
1987 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies on this day in history.
1988 Attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to the UK on June - 09.
1989 "Star Trek V" premiers on June - 09.
1989 Michael Changs French Open win makes him youngest male to go to finals on this day in history.
1989 Rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1 on June - 09.
1989 On June - 09 piet[er J] Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52), dies
1990 Czechoslovakia beats US 5-1 in World Cup soccer on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) &Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed
1990 On this day in history monoica Salas beats Steffi Graff for French Open title
1991 Bob Irwin, Comedian, dies of Alzheimer's related illness at 88 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history cathy Bennett, jury selection expert, dies of breast cancer at 41
1993 Alexis Smith, dancer/actress (Follies), dies of cancer at 72 on June - 09.
1994 On June - 09 angela Lakeberg, siamese twin, dies at 11 months
1995 Charles Rowe, cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies on June - 09.
1996 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91 on this day in history.
1997 British lease on New Territories in Hong Kong expires on June - 09.
1997 Reid Shelton, actor (Daddy Warbucks-Annie), dies of stroke at 71 on June - 09.
1999 Yugoslav and NATO generals sign a Kosovo peace pact, ending 78 days of NATO airstrikes on June - 09.
2006 On June - 09 an explosion kills eight Palestinian civilians on a Gaza beach. Israel denies responsibility for the blast.
2006 Thailand begins celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the accession of Bhumibol Adulyadej to the throne on this day in history.
2006 On June - 09 the 2006 FIFA World Cup begins in Germany.
2010 Ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks results in the deaths of hundreds on June - 09.
2012 It is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks on this day in history.
2013 Rafael Nadel defeats David Ferrer to win his eighth French Open title on this day in history.
2017 Tennis player Venus Williams causes car accident that leads to death of another passenger in Palm Beach, Florida on June - 09.
2018 French Open Women's Tennis: Romanian Simona Halep wins her first Grand Slam singles title beating American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on June - 09.
2018 On this day in history 150th Belmont Stakes: Justify wins with Mike Smith aboard to become 13th Triple Crown winner
2019 On this day in history french Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1; 3rd straight French singles title; 12th overall; first to win 12 singles titles at same Grand Slam; 18th major
2019 73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win on this day in history.
2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests: Over 1 million people in Hong Kong protest against proposed legislation regarding extradition to China. It is the largest protest in Hong Kong since the 1997 handover on this day in history.
2019 A large explosive eruption of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia sends a 7,000-meter ash column, generating a pyroclastic flow 3â€“3.5 kilometers long towards the south and southeast of the mountain on this day in history.