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Importance of 09th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 09th June special in the world history.

1983
Margaret Thatcher won her second term as British Prime Minister with a landslide victory in the General Election.
Great Britain
1983
Tony Blair (British Prime Minister 1997–2007) was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the first time.
Great Britain
1959
Death of Adolf Windaus, German chemist, won the Nobel Prize for his work on vitamin D, sterols, and the structure of cholesterol
Germany
1959
The USS George Washington was launched in Connecticut, USA. It was the first submarine to be equipped with ballistic missiles
United States
1958
The Queen opened the newly modernised and extended Gatwick Airport, London.
Great Britain
1934
Birth of Jackie Wilson, American soul and R and B singer.
United States
1934
The Walt Disney character Donald Duck first appeared in the cartoon The Wise Little Hen
United States
1928
The first trans-Pacific flight was completed by Charles Kingsford Smith.
Australia
1870
Death of Charles Dickens, English writer.
Great Britain
1864
Death of Dr. Edmond-Désiré Couty de la Pommerais, executed for murder. His conviction was one of the first using the discipline of forensic science.
France
1732
James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia
United States
1548
First Book of Common Prayer sanctioned by English Parliament
Great Britain
1534
Jacques Cartier is the first European to discovers the St Lawrence River.
Canada
0068
Death of the Emperor Nero, by suicide.
Italy
0062
Death of Claudia Octavia, first wife of Emperor Nero, allegedly executed on their 9th wedding anniversary.
Italy
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