Historical Events In June - 09
Friday, 28 February 2020
1985 American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped &held hostage in Lebanon on June - 09.
1985 USSR's Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus on this day in history.
1986 The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster that claimed the lives of seven astronauts on June - 09.
1987 Grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to the UK
1989 On this day in history "Star Trek V" premiers
1989 On June - 09 michael Changs French Open win makes him youngest male to go to finals
1989 On June - 09 rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1
1989 Piet[er J] Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52), dies on June - 09.
1990 On this day in history czechoslovakia beats US 5-1 in World Cup soccer
1990 Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) &Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed on this day in history.
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 Cathy Bennett, jury selection expert, dies of breast cancer at 41 on June - 09.
1993 Alexis Smith, dancer/actress (Follies), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.
1994 Angela Lakeberg, siamese twin, dies at 11 months on this day in history.
1995 On June - 09 charles Rowe, cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies
1996 Edward Morris Bernstein, economist, dies at 91 on June - 09.
1997 On June - 09 british lease on New Territories in Hong Kong expires
1997 Reid Shelton, actor (Daddy Warbucks-Annie), dies of stroke at 71 on this day in history.
1999 Yugoslav and NATO generals sign a Kosovo peace pact, ending 78 days of NATO airstrikes on this day in history.
2006 On June - 09 an explosion kills eight Palestinian civilians on a Gaza beach. Israel denies responsibility for the blast.
2006 On this day in history thailand begins celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the accession of Bhumibol Adulyadej to the throne.
2006 On June - 09 the 2006 FIFA World Cup begins in Germany.
2010 On this day in history ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks results in the deaths of hundreds.
2012 On June - 09 it is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks
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 this day in history.
2018 150th Belmont Stakes: Justify wins with Mike Smith aboard to become 13th Triple Crown winner on this day in history.
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 On June - 09 73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win
2019 On June - 09 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.
2019 On June - 09 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.