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  • What happened on June 9
  • June 9 is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 205 days remaining until the end of the year

 

  • Events on June 9

 

  • 411 BC – The Athenian coup succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy.
  • AD 53 – The Roman emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia.
  • AD 68 – The Roman emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer’s Iliad, thus ending the Julio-Claudian dynasty and starting the civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors.
  • 721 – Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.
  • 747 – Abbasid Revolution: Abu Muslim Khorasani begins an open revolt against Umayyad rule, which is carried out under the sign of the Black Standard.
  • 1311 – Duccio’s Maestà Altarpiece, a seminal artwork of the early Italian Renaissance, is unveiled and installed in Siena Cathedral inSiena, Italy.
  • 1534 – Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the Saint Lawrence River.
  • 1650 – The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established. It is the first legalcorporation in the Americas.
  • 1667 – Second Anglo-Dutch War: The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet begins. It lasts for five days and results in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.
  • 1732 – James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of the future U.S. state of Georgia.
  • 1762 – British forces begin the Siege of Havana and capture the city during the Seven Years’ War.
  • 1772 – The British schooner Gaspee is burned in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.
  • 1798 – Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battles of Arklow and Saintfield.
  • 1815 – End of the Congress of Vienna: The new European political situation is set.
  • 1815 – Luxembourg declares independence from the French Empire.
  • 1856 – Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa for the Mormon Trail.
  • 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.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia.
  • 1885 – Treaty of Tientsin is signed to end the Sino-French War, with China eventually giving up Tonkin and Annam – most of present-day Vietnam – to France.
  • 1900 – Indian nationalist Birsa Munda dies in a British prison of cholera
  • 1915 – William Jennings Bryan resigns as Woodrow Wilson’s Secretary of State over a disagreement regarding the United States’ handling of the sinking of theRMS Lusitania.
  • 1923 – Bulgaria’s military takes over the government in a coup.
  • 1928 – Charles Kingsford Smith completes the first trans-Pacific flight in a Fokker Trimotor monoplane, the Southern Cross.
  • 1930 – A Chicago Tribune reporter, Jake Lingle, is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 gambling debt owed to Al Capone.
  • 1934 – Donald Duck makes his debut in The Wise Little Hen.
  • 1944 – World War II: Ninety-nine civilians are hanged from lampposts and balconies by German troops in Tulle, France, in reprisal for maquisards attacks.
  • 1944 – World War II: The Soviet Union invades East Karelia and the previously Finnish part of Karelia, occupied by Finland since 1941.
  • 1946 – King Ananda Mahidol is found shot dead in his bedroom, Bhumibol Adulyadej ascends the throne of Thailand. He was the world’s longest reigning monarch from 1989 to 2016.
  • 1948 – Foundation of the International Council on Archives under the auspices of the UNESCO.
  • 1953 – The Flint–Worcester tornado outbreak sequence kills 94 people in Massachusetts.
  • 1954 – McCarthyism: Joseph Welch, special counsel for the United States Army, lashes out at Senator Joseph McCarthy during hearings on whether Communismhas infiltrated the Army giving McCarthy the famous rebuke, “You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?”
  • 1957 – First ascent of Broad Peak by Fritz Wintersteller, Marcus Schmuck, Kurt Diemberger, and Hermann Buhl.
  • 1958 – Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London’s Gatwick Airport.
  • 1959 – The USS George Washington is launched. It is the first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine.
  • 1965 – The civilian Prime Minister of South Vietnam, Phan Huy Quát, resigns after being unable to work with a junta led by Nguyễn Cao Kỳ.
  • 1965 – Vietnam War: The Viet Cong commences combat with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in the Battle of Đồng Xoài, one of the largest battles in the war.
  • 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.
  • 1972 – Severe rainfall causes a dam in the Black Hills of South Dakota to burst, creating a flood that kills 238 people and causes $160 million in damage.
  • 1973 – In horse racing, Secretariat wins the U.S. Triple Crown.
  • 1974 – Portugal and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.
  • 1978 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its priesthood to “all worthy men”, ending a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men.
  • 1979 – The Ghost Train fire at Luna Park Sydney (Australia) kills seven.
  • 1999 – Kosovo War: The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
  • 2008 – Two bombs explode at a train station near Algiers, Algeria, killing at least 13 people.
  • 2009 – An explosion kills 17 people and injures at least 46 at a hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • 2010 – At least 40 people are killed and more than 70 others are wounded as an explosion rips through an evening wedding party in Arghandab, Kandahar.
  • 2015 – The Southern Front of the Free Syrian Army claims to have captured a major Syrian Army base known as Brigade 52 in Daraa Governorate.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Births on June 9
  • 1016 – Deokjong of Goryeo, ruler or Korea (d. 1034)
  • 1424 – Blanche II of Navarre (d. 1464)
  • 1580 – Daniel Heinsius, Belgian poet and scholar (d. 1655)
  • 1588 – Johann Andreas Herbst, German composer and theorist (d. 1666)
  • 1595 – Władysław IV Vasa, Polish king (d. 1648)
  • 1640 – Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1705)
  • 1661 – Feodor III of Russia (d. 1682)
  • 1672 – Peter the Great, Russian emperor (d. 1725)
  • 1686 – Andrey Osterman, German-Russian politician, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1747)
  • 1732 – Giuseppe Demachi, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1791)
  • 1754 – Francis Mackenzie, 1st Baron Seaforth, English general and politician, Governor of Barbados (d. 1815)
  • 1768 – Samuel Slater, English-American engineer and businessman (d. 1835)
  • 1781 – George Stephenson, English engineer, designed the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (d. 1848)
  • 1810 – Otto Nicolai, German composer and conductor (d. 1849)
  • 1812 – Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer and academic (d. 1910)
  • 1836 – Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician and politician (d. 1917)
  • 1837 – Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie, English author (d. 1919)
  • 1842 – Hazard Stevens, American military officer, mountaineer, politician and writer (d. 1918)
  • 1843 – Bertha von Suttner, Austrian journalist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
  • 1845 – Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, English soldier, academic, and politician, 36th Governor-General of India (d. 1914)
  • 1845 – Frank Norton, American baseball player (d. 1920)
  • 1849 – Michael Ancher, Danish painter and academic (d. 1927)
  • 1851 – Charles Joseph Bonaparte, American lawyer and politician, 46th United States Attorney General (d. 1921)
  • 1861 – Pierre Duhem, French physicist, mathematician, and historian (d. 1916)
  • 1861 – Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann, Russian-German chemist and physicist (d. 1938)
  • 1864 – Jeanne Bérangère, French actress (d. 1928)
  • 1865 – Albéric Magnard, French composer and educator (d. 1914)
  • 1865 – Carl Nielsen, Danish violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1931)
  • 1868 – Jane Avril, French model and dancer (d. 1943)
  • 1874 – Launceston Elliot, Scottish weightlifter and wrestler (d. 1930)
  • 1875 – Henry Hallett Dale, English pharmacologist and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  • 1879 – Harry DeBaecke, American rower (d. 1961)
  • 1882 – Robert Kerr, Irish-Canadian sprinter and coach (d. 1963)
  • 1885 – Felicjan Sławoj Składkowski, Polish general and politician, 27th Prime Minister of Poland (d. 1962)
  • 1890 – Leslie Banks, English actor, director, and producer (d. 1952)
  • 1891 – Cole Porter, American composer and songwriter (d. 1964)
  • 1893 – Irish Meusel, American baseball player and coach (d. 1963)
  • 1895 – Archie Weston, American football player and journalist (d. 1981)
  • 1898 – Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
  • 1900 – Fred Waring, American singer, bandleader, and television host (d. 1984)
  • 1902 – Skip James, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1969)
  • 1903 – Felice Bonetto, Italian race car driver (d. 1953)
  • 1903 – Marcia Davenport, American author and critic (d. 1996)
  • 1906 – Robert Klark Graham, American eugenicist and businessman, founded Repository for Germinal Choice (d. 1997)
  • 1908 – Luis Kutner, American lawyer, author, and activist (d. 1993)
  • 1908 – Branch McCracken, American basketball player and coach (d. 1970)
  • 1910 – Robert Cummings, American actor, singer, and director (d. 1990)
  • 1910 – Ted Hicks, Australian public servant and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand (d. 1984)
  • 1912 – Ingolf Dahl, German-American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1915 – Jim McDonald, American football player and coach (d. 1997)
  • 1915 – Les Paul, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1916 – Jurij Brězan, German soldier and author (d. 2006)
  • 1916 – Siegfried Graetschus, German SS officer (d. 1943)
  • 1916 – Robert McNamara, American businessman and politician, 8th United States Secretary of Defense (d. 2009)
  • 1917 – Eric Hobsbawm, Egyptian-English historian and author (d. 2012)
  • 1918 – John Hospers, American philosopher and politician (d. 2011)
  • 1921 – Arthur Hertzberg, American rabbi and scholar (d. 2006)
  • 1921 – Jean Lacouture, French journalist, historian, and author (d. 2015)
  • 1922 – George Axelrod, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2003)
  • 1922 – John Gillespie Magee, Jr., Chinese-American pilot and poet (d. 1941)
  • 1922 – Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist and academic (d. 1988)
  • 1923 – Gerald Götting, German politician (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Ed Farhat, American wrestler and manager (d. 2003)
  • 1925 – Keith Laumer, American soldier and author (d. 1993)
  • 1925 – Herman Sarkowsky, German-American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded the Seattle Seahawks (d. 2014)
  • 1926 – Calvin “Fuzz” Jones, American singer and bass player (d. 2010)
  • 1926 – Happy Rockefeller, American philanthropist, 31st Second Lady of the United States (d. 2015)
  • 1927 – Jim Nolan, American basketball player (d. 1983)
  • 1928 – R. Geraint Gruffydd, Welsh critic and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1929 – Johnny Ace, American singer and pianist (d. 1954)
  • 1930 – Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • 1930 – Jordi Pujol, Spanish physician and politician, 126th President of the Generalitat de Catalunya
  • 1931 – Jackie Mason, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter
  • 1931 – Nandini Satpathy, Indian author and politician, 8th Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 2006)
  • 1931 – Bill Virdon, American baseball player, coach, and manager
  • 1933 – Al Cantello, American javelin thrower and coach
  • 1934 – Michael Mates, English colonel and politician
  • 1934 – Jackie Wilson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1935 – Dutch Savage, American wrestler and promoter (d. 2013)
  • 1936 – Mick O’Dwyer, Irish footballer and manager
  • 1936 – George Radda, Hungarian chemist and academic
  • 1937 – Harald Rosenthal, German hydrobiologist and academic
  • 1938 – Jeremy Hardie, English economist and businessman
  • 1938 – Giles Havergal, Scottish actor, director, and playwright
  • 1938 – Charles Wuorinen, American composer and educator
  • 1939 – Ileana Cotrubaș, Romanian soprano and actress
  • 1939 – Eric Fernie, Scottish historian and academic
  • 1939 – David Hobbs, English race car driver and sportscaster
  • 1939 – Dick Vitale, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1939 – Charles Webb, American author
  • 1940 – André Vallerand, Canadian businessman and politician
  • 1941 – Jon Lord, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (d. 2012)
  • 1942 – Anton Burghardt, German footballer and manager
  • 1942 – Nicholas Lloyd, English journalist
  • 1943 – Kenny Barron, American pianist and educator
  • 1943 – John Fitzpatrick, English race car driver
  • 1943 – Joe Haldeman, American author and academic
  • 1943 – Charles Saatchi, Iraqi-English businessman, co-founded Saatchi & Saatchi
  • 1944 – Janric Craig, 3rd Viscount Craigavon, English accountant and politician
  • 1944 – Wally Gabler, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1945 – Luis Ocaña, Spanish cyclist (d. 1994)
  • 1945 – Nike Wagner, German author and critic
  • 1946 – Deyda Hydara, Gambian journalist and publisher, co-founded The Point (d. 2004)
  • 1946 – James Kelman, Scottish author and playwright
  • 1946 – Peter Kilfoyle, English educator and politician
  • 1946 – Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, Italian politician and diplomat, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1947 – Mick Box, English guitarist
  • 1947 – Howie Chizek, American radio host (d. 2012)
  • 1947 – John Gurda, American historian and author
  • 1947 – Robbie Vincent, English radio broadcaster and DJ
  • 1947 – Robert Indermaur, Swiss painter
  • 1948 – Jim Bailey, American football player
  • 1948 – Gudrun Schyman, Swedish social worker and politician
  • 1949 – Kiran Bedi, Indian police officer and activist
  • 1950 – Trevor Bolder, English bass player, songwriter, and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1950 – Fred Jackson, American football player and coach
  • 1950 – Giorgos Kastrinakis, Greek-American basketball player
  • 1951 – Michael Patrick Cronan, American graphic designer and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1951 – James Newton Howard, American composer, conductor, and producer
  • 1951 – Dave Parker, American baseball player and coach
  • 1951 – Brian Taylor, American basketball player
  • 1952 – Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1952 – Billy Knight, American basketball player
  • 1953 – Ken Navarro, Italian-American guitarist and composer
  • 1954 – Paul Chapman, Welsh guitarist and songwriter
  • 1954 – Gregory Maguire, American author
  • 1954 – Elizabeth May, American-Canadian environmentalist, lawyer, and politician
  • 1954 – George Pérez, American author and illustrator
  • 1956 – Patricia Cornwell, American journalist and author
  • 1957 – Randy Read, English crystallographer and academic
  • 1958 – David Ancrum, American basketball player and coach
  • 1959 – Peter Fowler, Australian golfer
  • 1960 – Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist and author
  • 1961 – Thomas Benson, American football player
  • 1961 – Michael J. Fox, Canadian-American actor, producer, and author
  • 1961 – Aaron Sorkin, American screenwriter, producer, and playwright
  • 1962 – Yuval Banay, Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1962 – Ken Rose, American football player
  • 1962 – David Trewhella, Australian rugby league player
  • 1963 – Gilad Atzmon, Israeli-English saxophonist, author, and activist
  • 1963 – Johnny Depp, American actor
  • 1963 – David Koepp, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1964 – Slaid Cleaves, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1964 – Gloria Reuben, Canadian-American actress
  • 1964 – Elisabeth Frerot Södergren, Swedish journalist
  • 1964 – Wayman Tisdale, American basketball player and bass player (d. 2009)
  • 1967 – Jian Ghomeshi, English-Canadian singer-songwriter, producer, and radio host
  • 1967 – Rubén Maza, Venezuelan runner
  • 1968 – Niki Bakoyianni, Greek high jumper and coach
  • 1969 – André Racicot, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1969 – Eric Wynalda, American soccer player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1970 – Erika Miklósa, Hungarian soprano
  • 1971 – Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Jean Galfione, French pole vaulter and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Jackie McKeown, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1972 – Matt Horsley, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1973 – Aigars Apinis, Latvian discus thrower and shot putter
  • 1973 – Tedy Bruschi, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1973 – Frédéric Choffat, Swiss director, producer, and cinematographer
  • 1973 – Grant Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1974 – Samoth, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1975 – Otto Addo, German-Ghanaian footballer and manager
  • 1975 – Andrew Symonds, English-Australian cricketer
  • 1977 – Usman Afzaal, Pakistani-English cricketer
  • 1977 – Paul Hutchison, English cricketer
  • 1977 – Olin Kreutz, American football player
  • 1977 – Ameesha Patel, Indian actress and producer
  • 1977 – Peja Stojaković, Serbian basketball player
  • 1978 – Matthew Bellamy, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1978 – Shandi Finnessey, American model and actress, Miss USA 2004
  • 1978 – Miroslav Klose, German footballer
  • 1978 – Heather Mitts, American soccer player
  • 1978 – Hayden Schlossberg, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1979 – Dario Dainelli, Italian footballer
  • 1979 – Amanda Lassiter, American basketball player
  • 1980 – D’banj, Nigerian singer-songwriter and harmonica player
  • 1980 – Mike Fontenot, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Timothy Glanfield, English journalist and author
  • 1980 – Udonis Haslem, American basketball player
  • 1980 – Lehlohonolo Seema, South African footballer
  • 1981 – Natalie Portman, Israeli-American actress, director, and producer
  • 1981 – Anoushka Shankar, English-Indian sitar player and composer
  • 1982 – Thomas Aldridge, English actor
  • 1982 – Yoshito Ōkubo, Japanese footballer
  • 1982 – Christina Stürmer, Austrian singer-songwriter
  • 1983 – Firas Al-Khatib, Syrian footballer
  • 1983 – Josh Cribbs, American football player
  • 1983 – Dwayne Jones, American basketball player
  • 1983 – Danny Richar, Dominican-American baseball player
  • 1983 – Alex Templeton-Ward, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and poet
  • 1984 – Yulieski Gourriel, Cuban baseball player
  • 1984 – Jake Newton, Guyanese footballer
  • 1984 – Asko Paade, Estonian basketball player
  • 1984 – Masoud Shojaei, Iranian footballer
  • 1984 – Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer
  • 1985 – Richard Kahui, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1985 – Sonam Kapoor, Indian model and actress
  • 1985 – Jon Nørgaard, Danish singer-songwriter
  • 1985 – Sebastian Telfair, American basketball player
  • 1986 – Doug Legursky, American football player
  • 1986 – Yadier Pedroso, Cuban baseball player (d. 2013)
  • 1986 – Ashley Postell, American gymnast
  • 1987 – Jaan Mölder, Estonian race car driver
  • 1988 – Sara Isaković, Slovenian swimmer
  • 1988 – Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1989 – Chloë Agnew, Irish singer
  • 1989 – Dídac Vilà, Spanish footballer
  • 1992 – Yannick Agnel, French swimmer
  • 1992 – Boyd Cordner, Australian rugby league player
  • 1993 – Jean Deza, Peruvian footballer

 

 

  • Deaths on June 9
  • AD 68 – Nero, Roman emperor (b. 37)
  • 373 – Ephrem the Syrian, Turkish hymnographer and theologian (b. 306)
  • 597 – Columba, Irish missionary and saint (b. 521)
  • 630 – Shahrbaraz, king of the Persian Empire
  • 889 – Aimoin, Frankish monk and archivist
  • 908 – Yang Wo, Prince of Hongnong
  • 1238 – Peter des Roches, bishop of Winchester
  • 1252 – Otto I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
  • 1348 – Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Sienese painter (b. 1290)
  • 1361 – Philippe de Vitry, French composer and poet (b. 1291)
  • 1563 – William Paget, 1st Baron Paget, English accountant and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1506)
  • 1572 – Jeanne d’Albret, French wife of Antoine of Navarre (b. 1528)
  • 1583 – Thomas Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1525)
  • 1656 – Thomas Tomkins, Welsh-English composer (b. 1572)
  • 1716 – Banda Singh Bahadur, Indian commander (b. 1670)
  • 1717 – Jeanne Guyon, French mystic and author (b. 1648)
  • 1834 – William Carey, English minister and missionary (b. 1761)
  • 1870 – Charles Dickens, English novelist and critic (b. 1812)
  • 1875 – Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist and conchologist (b. 1795)
  • 1889 – Mike Burke, American baseball player (b. 1854)
  • 1892 – Yoshitoshi, Japanese painter (b. 1839)
  • 1892 – William Grant Stairs, Canadian-English captain and explorer (b. 1863)
  • 1901 – Adolf Bötticher, German historian and author (b. 1842)
  • 1923 – Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (b. 1846)
  • 1929 – Louis Bennison, American actor (b. 1883)
  • 1929 – Margaret Lawrence, American actress (b. 1889)
  • 1942 – František Erben, Czech gymnast (b. 1874)
  • 1952 – Adolf Busch, German-Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1891)
  • 1953 – Ernest Graves, Sr., American football player, coach, and general (b. 1880)
  • 1958 – Robert Donat, English actor (b. 1905)
  • 1959 – Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1876)
  • 1960 – Harry S. Hammond, American football player and businessman (b. 1884)
  • 1961 – Camille Guérin, French veterinarian, bacteriologist and immunologist (b. 1872)
  • 1963 – Jacques Villon, French painter (b.1875)
  • 1964 – Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Canadian-English businessman and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1879)
  • 1968 – Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (b. 1884)
  • 1972 – Gilberto Parlotti, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1940)
  • 1973 – Chuck Bennett, American football player and coach (b. 1907)
  • 1973 – John Creasey, English author and politician (b. 1908)
  • 1973 – Erich von Manstein, German general (b. 1887)
  • 1974 – Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan journalist, author, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899)
  • 1979 – Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player and civil servant (b. 1884)
  • 1981 – Allen Ludden, American game show host (b. 1917)
  • 1984 – Helen Hardin, American painter (b. 1943)
  • 1989 – Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani singer and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1989 – George Wells Beadle, American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1991 – Claudio Arrau, Chilean-American pianist and educator (b. 1903)
  • 1991 – Howard Hobson, American basketball player and coach (b. 1903)
  • 1993 – Alexis Smith, Canadian-born American actress (b. 1921)
  • 1994 – Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1997 – Stanley Knowles, American-Canadian academic and politician (b. 1908)
  • 1998 – Lois Mailou Jones, American painter and academic (b. 1905)
  • 2000 – John Abramovic, American basketball player (b. 1919)
  • 2000 – Jacob Lawrence, American painter and academic (b. 1917)
  • 2004 – Rosey Brown, American football player and coach (b. 1932)
  • 2004 – Brian Williamson, Jamaican activist, co-founded J-FLAG (b. 1945)
  • 2006 – Drafi Deutscher, German singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 2007 – Frankie Abernathy, American purse designer, cast-member on The Real World: San Diego (b. 1981)
  • 2008 – Algis Budrys, Lithuanian-American author and critic (b. 1931)
  • 2008 – Suleiman Mousa, Jordanian historian and author (b. 1919)
  • 2009 – Dick May, American race car driver (b. 1930)
  • 2011 – M. F. Husain, Indian painter and director (b. 1915)
  • 2011 – Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress (b. 1970)
  • 2011 – Mike Mitchell, American basketball player (b. 1956)
  • 2012 – Régis Clère, French cyclist (b. 1956)
  • 2012 – John Maples, Baron Maples, English lawyer and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (b. 1943)
  • 2012 – Ivan Minatti, Slovene poet and translator (b. 1924)
  • 2012 – Hawk Taylor, American baseball player and coach (b. 1939)
  • 2012 – Abram Wilson, American-English trumpet player and educator (b. 1973)
  • 2013 – Iain Banks, Scottish author (b. 1954)
  • 2013 – Bruno Bartoletti, Italian conductor (b. 1926)
  • 2013 – John Burke, English rugby player (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – Walter Jens, German philologist, historian, and academic (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Zdeněk Rotrekl, Czech poet and historian (b. 1920)
  • 2014 – Bernard Agré, Ivorian cardinal (b. 1926)
  • 2014 – Rik Mayall, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1958)
  • 2014 – Elsie Quarterman, American ecologist and academic (b. 1910)
  • 2014 – Alicemarie Huber Stotler, American lawyer and judge (b. 1942)
  • 2014 – Gustave Tassell, American fashion designer (b. 1926)
  • 2014 – Bob Welch, American baseball player and coach (b. 1956)
  • 2015 – Pumpkinhead, American rapper (b. 1975)
  • 2015 – Igor Kostin, Romanian-Ukrainian photographer and engineer (b. 1936)
  • 2015 – James Last, German-American bassist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1929)
  • 2015 – Fred Anton Maier, Norwegian speed skater (b. 1938)
  • 2015 – Pedro Zerolo, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1960)

 

 

  • Holidays and observances on June 9
  • Anniversary of the Accession of King Abdullah II (Jordan)
  • Autonomy Day (Åland Islands)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Aidan of Lindisfarne (Lutheranism)
    • Columba
    • Ephrem the Syrian (Roman Catholic Church and Church of England)
    • José de Anchieta
    • Primus and Felician
    • June 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Coral Triangle Day
  • La Rioja Day (La Rioja)
  • Murcia Day (Murcia)
  • National Heroes’ Day (Uganda)
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