Events on Jun 9

  • 0641Arabic / Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria
  • 0922French Republic chooses Robert I, King of France
  • 1075Battle at Homburg / Unstrut: German King Henry IV beats Saksen
  • 1525Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch
  • 1531Pope Clemens VII and Francois I sign secret treaty against Karel V
  • 1534Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St. Lawrence River
  • 1549Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England
  • 1549England enforces Act of Supremacy
  • 1572Willem van Oranges army occupies Gelderland
  • 1588Spanish Armada sails from Lisbon to England
  • 16281st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Massachusetts
  • 1720Sweden and Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm
  • 1732Royal charter for Georgia granted to James Oglethorpe
  • 1742Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia
  • 1752French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly India
  • 17721st naval attack of Revolutionary War takes place in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 17721st Protestant church west of Penn (in Ohio) holds communion
  • 1784John Carroll appointed supervisor of US Catholic Missions
  • 1789Spanish capture British schooner Northwest America near Vancouver I
  • 17901st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"
  • 1802US Academy at West Point founded
  • 1822Charles Graham patents false teeth
  • 1851San Francisco Committee of Vigilance forms (1st time)
  • 18601st "dime" novel issued "Malaesk The Indian Wife of the White Hunter"
  • 1862Battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp
  • 1863Battle of Brandy Station, VA (Fleetwood, Beverly Ford)
  • 1864Battle of Big Shanty, Georgia
  • 1864Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia (Pine Mt, Pine Knob, Golgotha)
  • 1865Battle of Grand Gulf, Mississippi
  • 18681st meeting of Board of Regents, University of California

Born on Jun 9

  • 1510Nicolaas van Nieuwland: Corrupt 1st Bishop of Harlem
  • 1573Henricus Hondius: Dutch etcher / publisher
  • 1588Johann Andreas Herbst: Composer
  • 1597Pieter J Saenredam: Architecture painter
  • 1640Leopold I: Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)
  • 1791John Howard Payne: United States -- Author / actor / diplomat (Home Sweet Home)
  • 1810Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai: Composer
  • 1812Johann G Galle: German astronomer (discovered Neptune)
  • 1828Carlo Marsili: Composer
  • 1829Gaetano Braga: Composer
  • 1833John Rogers Cooke: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
  • 1836Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: 1st woman Mayor in England (Aldeburgh)
  • 1843Bertha von Suttner: Austria -- Novelist / pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • 1849Joseph Vezina: Composer
  • 1854Gerardus J P J Bolland: Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society)
  • 1861Floris H Verster [van Wulverhorst]: Painter / cartoonist / etcher
  • 1865Alberic Magnard: Composer
  • 1865Carl Nielsen: Norre-Lyndelse, Denmark -- Composer (Det Uuslukkelige)
  • 1875Henry Dale: London, England -- Physiologist (Nobel-1936)
  • 1877Rudolf Borchardt: Writer
  • 1879Dudley Digges
  • 1879Oscar Back: Austrian-Dutch viola player
  • 1884Johannes Clinge Doorenbos: Dutch journalist / conductor
  • 1886Kusaku Yamada: Composer
  • 1888Hugo Kauder: Composer
  • 1890Leslie Banks: English actor / director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)
  • 1893Samuel N Behrman: US screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs)
  • 1896Aura Abranches: Lisbon, Portugal -- Actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio)
  • 1896Catherine Filene Shouse: Philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute)
  • 1898C Malaparte: Writer

Died on Jun 9

  • 0068Claudius Nero: Roman Emperor (54-68), commits suicide at 31
  • 1171Jacob Ben Meir [Rabbenu Tam]: French Tosofist
  • 1361Philippe de Vitry: French Composer / poet, dies at 69
  • 1382Philip of Lead: Lawyer of Utrecht
  • 1597Jose de Anchieta: Spanish Jesuit / missionary
  • 1656Thomas Tomkins: Composer
  • 1681William Lilly: English astrologer
  • 1717Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Mothe-Guyon: French mystic, dies at 69
  • 1717Louis Le Quointe: Composer, dies at 64
  • 1820Wilhelmina FS: Princess of Prussia / Orange, dies at 68
  • 1825M Pauline Bonaparte: Corsican Duchess of Parma / Guastalla, dies at 44
  • 1832Manuel Garcia: Composer, dies at 57
  • 1839Gerrit J Pijman: Dutch Minister of War (1798-1800), dies at 89
  • 1863Benjamin Franklin "Grimes" Davis: Union major, dies in battle at 30
  • 1868James Brooke: Rajah of Sarawak (1841-68)
  • 1870Charles Dickens: English writer (David Copperfield), dies at 58
  • 1870Erik Drake: Composer, dies at 82
  • 1892Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans: Composer, dies at 59
  • 1897Alvin Graham Clark: Dies 3 weeks after 1st use of Yerkes 40" lens
  • 1901Walter Besant: Novelist / philanthropist
  • 1907Manuel Estrada Vabrera: President Guatemala, murdered
  • 1908Jose FdT Coelho: Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), dies at 46
  • 1911Carry Amelia Moore Nation: American temperance leader
  • 1922Albert Baertsoen: Flemish Painter / etcher, dies at 56
  • 1929Lewis Bennison
  • 1931Henrique Oswald: Composer, dies at 79
  • 1932Natalia Janotha: Composer, dies at 76
  • 1939Owen Moore: Actor (She Done Him Wrong), commits suicide at 52
  • 194499 inhabitants of Tulle hanged by SS
  • 1946Rama VIII: King of Siam (1935-46), dies at 21

Historical events on June 10

  • 1358French boer leader Guillaume Cale captured
  • 1538Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg
  • 1540Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister
  • 1605Valse Dimitri crowned Russian tsar for 1st time
  • 16101st Dutch settlers arrive (from New Jersey), to colonize Manhattan Island
  • 1627Piet Heyn conquerors 38 ships at bay of Salvador
  • 16391st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)
  • 1652In Boston, John Hull opens the 1st mint in America
  • 1720Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard
  • 1760New York passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine
  • 1761Puritan version of "Othello" opens in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1776Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Declaration of Independence
  • 17931st public zoo opens in Paris
  • 1793Washington replaced Philadelphia as US capital
  • 1794Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, forms
  • 1794France revolutionary regime begins trials
  • 1801Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute
  • 18091st US steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves New York for Philadelphia
  • 1826Sultan Mahmud II rebellious elite corp, slaughter 20,000 in Turkey
  • 1834HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean
  • 1846Robert Thomson obtains an English patent on a rubber tire
  • 1847Chicago Tribune begins publishing
  • 18481st telegraph link between NYC and Chicago
  • 1848Battle at Vicenza: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte
  • 1850Millard Fillmore sworn-in as President of US (replacing Taylor)
  • 1854Georg F B Reiman proposes that space is curved
  • 1857England passes an act putting Canada on the decimal currency system
  • 1861Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal) - Union retreats
  • 1864Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia
  • 18682nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02

Born on June 10

  • 1613Johan Georg II: Elect of Saxon (1656-80)
  • 1630Willem van Bemmel: Dutch painter / etcher
  • 1637Jacques Marquette: Jesuit / Missionary founder (Chicago)
  • 1688James III Edward: Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope
  • 1706John Dollond: Owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens
  • 1735John Morgan: American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
  • 1781Giovanni Battista Polledro: Composer
  • 1782Amable-G-P B de Barante: French politician / historian
  • 1790Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul: Composer
  • 1808Friedrich Kaiser: Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)
  • 1819J D Gustave Courbet: French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine)
  • 1831W A Remy: Composer
  • 1832Edwin Arnold: English writer (Light of India)
  • 1832Nikolaus A Otto: German technician (gas motor, otto motor)
  • 1834Hendrik Pierson: Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
  • 1835Constant A Serrure: Flemish historian
  • 1835Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ: Ruler of Toscane
  • 1836Yamaoka Tesshu: Japanese swordsman / master of kendo
  • 1838Meyer E van Beem: Actor (Black Venus)
  • 1840Thomas Fentress Toon: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
  • 1843Heinrich von Herzogenberg: Composer
  • 1844J Albert Neuhuys: Dutch painter (Haagse school)
  • 1844Karl Hagenbeck: German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen)
  • 1859Jacques F H Perk: Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
  • 1861Josephus T J Cuypers: Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)
  • 1861Pierre M M Duhem: French naturalist / philosopher / historian
  • 1863Louis M A Couperus: Dutch poet / writer (Eline Vere)
  • 1865Frederick A Cook: United States -- Explorer (claimed falsely to be at North Pole)
  • 1869Gustave Vanzype: Belgian literary / headed La Gazette
  • 1879Benjamin Lambord: Composer

Died on June 10

  • 1190Frederik I van Hohenstaufen "Barbarossa": German King
  • 1247Rodrigo Jimenez de Rada: Archbishop Toledo / advisor Alfonso VIII
  • 1556Martin Agricola [M Sore]: German Composer / cantor
  • 1560Mary de Guise: Queen-mother of Scotland
  • 1584Francois-Hercule de Valois: French crown prince, dies at 28
  • 1588Valentin Weigel: German mystic
  • 1654Alessandro Algardi: Italian Sculptor / architect, dies at 58
  • 1727George Ludwig: German Monarch of Hannover / King of England, dies at 67
  • 1800Johann Abraham Peter Schulz: German composer, dies at 53
  • 1834Antonius van Gils: RC Theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • 1839Nathaniel Pryor: Sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • 1849Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner: Composer, dies at 63
  • 1868Michael Obrenovic: Ruler of Sweden, murdered
  • 1883Carl Gradener: Composer, dies at 71
  • 1893Elek Erkel: Composer, dies at 49
  • 1899Ernest Chausson: French Composer (Solitude dance le bois), dies at 44
  • 1902Auguste Schmidt: German teacher / feminist, dies at 68
  • 1903Alexander I: King of Serbia are assassinated
  • 1903Dragia: Queen of Serbia, assassinated
  • 1903Luigi Cremona: Italian Mathematician (grafostatica)
  • 1918Arrigio Enrico Boito: Composer, dies at 76
  • 1923Pierre Loti [Julien Viaud]: French sea officer / writer
  • 1924Giacomo Matteotti: Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists
  • 1926Antonio Gaudi y Cornet: Spanish architect
  • 1934Frederick Delius: English Composer (Suite Florida), dies at 72
  • 1941Herschel Mayall: Actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78
  • 1941Marcus Garvey: US black leader (Back to Africa Movement), dies at 52
  • 1942Jean Van Royen: Secretary-General of Concentration Camp Amersfoort, dies at 63
  • 1944French Duwaer: Dutch printer / resistance fighter, executed
  • 1944Gerrit Jan van der Veen [Wolffensperger]: Resister, executed at 41