June 9th is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day & Donald Duck Day.
Today marks day 160 of the year, and we have 205 days left of the year.
June 9 saw the introduction of one of the most famous cartoons of all time on TV, but it’s also been an important day in history for war, politics and space exploration.
Did you know that on this day in 1934, Donald Duck came to public screens for the first time? His debut was in the film “The Wise Little Hen”.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 9th in history!
What Events Happened On June 9 In History?
Famous People Born On June 9
If today’s your birthday, you share this special day with Johnny Depp! Here are other famous people born on this day.
1963 Johnny Depp
- 58 years old
- Born In:
- Kentucky, USA
2001 Xolo Mariduena
- 20 years old
1981 Natalie Portman
- 40 years old
- Born In:
- Jerusalem, Israel
1961 Michael J. Fox
- 60 years old
- Born In:
- Alberta, Canada
Special Holidays On June 9
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Donald Duck Day
On this day in 1934, Donald Duck appeared for the first time on our screens in The Wise Little Hen, and we’ve been in love ever since! Some great ways to celebrate Donald Duck Day include hosting an impersonation contest or watching your favorite Donald Duck cartoons.Read More
National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day
Rhubarb may be quite sour by itself, but there’s nothing more delicious than rhubarb paired with something ever so sweet as strawberries. Bake that into a pie, and oh boy, it’s simply heavenly. So what are you waiting for? Go bake a strawberry rhubarb pie already!
June 9 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
Everyone who was born on June 9th shares the same star sign, Gemini.
Geminis often have lots of friends in many different circles. This keeps them from getting bored and keeps life interesting. The freedom to roam between these social networks is extremely important for Geminis.
For all of you who were born in June, your allocated birthstone is alexandrite. In 1830, alexandrite was seen as a magical gem by the miners who discovered it due to its changing colors. A miner was collecting gems and was surprised when the green gemstone turned a vibrant shade of red when viewing them by the campfire at night.
Those who were born on this day were likely conceived the previous year on September 16.