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June 9: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on June 9

June 9th is Rosé Day & Donald Duck Day.

Today marks day 160 of the year, and we have 205 days left of the year.

Everyone who was born on June 9th shares the same star sign, Gemini.

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 facts about June 9th in history!

What Happened On June 9 In History?

1989

Sci-fi movie “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier” was released in the US.

1985

Soviet Space Program’s Vega 1 that was launched December 15, 1984 released a space probe on this day to enter Venus.

The probe successfully entered the planets atmosphere on June 11.
1982

Dictator Efraín Rios Montt declared himself as the president of Guatemala.

1975

British Parliament was broadcasted live.

On this day the House of Commons meeting was transmitted live on BBC Radio.
1972

Major record label Columbia Records signed singer Bruce Springsteen.

1971

Rock star, Paul McCartney’s “Ram” album went Gold.

1959

The first ballistic missing sub was launched from Groton, Connecticut, US.

OTD in 1959: The first ballistic missing sub was launched from Groton
1958

London Gatwick Airport was opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

OTD in 1958: London Gatwick Airport was opened by Queen Elizabeth II.
The airport was also the world's first that combined air, road and rail travel from one location.
1934

Donald Duck was first seen by the public on this day in “The Wise Little Hen.”

1931

Robert Goddard was granted patent for rocket powered aircrafts.

Did you know that on this day, June 9th 1934, Donald Duck came to public screens for the first time?