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 This day in History - June 9
475 Historic Events for June 9
68

Claudius Nero, Roman emperor (54-68), commits suicide at 31

Death
641

Arabic/Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria

Event
922

French republic chooses Robert I, King of France

Event
1075

Battle at Homburg/Unstrut: German king Henry IV beats Saksen

Event
1171

Jacob Ben Meir, [Rabbenu Tam], French Tosofist, dies

Death
1361

Philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet, dies at 69

Death
1382

Philip of Lead, lawyer of Utrecht, dies

Death
1456

23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Event
1510

Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Harlem

Birth
1525

Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch

Event
1529

Zurich declares war on Catholic kantons

Event
1531

Pope Clemens VII and Fran‡ois I sign secret treaty against Karel V

Event
1534

Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St Lawrence River

Event
1549

Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England

Event
1549

England enforces Act of Supremacy

Event
1572

Jeanne d'Albret, queen of Navarra, dies at 44

Death
1572

Willem van Oranges army occupies Gelderland

Event
1573

Henricus Hondius, Dutch etcher/publisher

Birth
1588

Spanish Armada sails from Lisbon to England

Event
1588

Johann Andreas Herbst, composer

Birth
1597

Jos‚ de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies

Death
1597

Pieter J Saenredam, architecture painter

Birth
1628

1st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Mass

Event
1640

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)

Birth
1656

Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies

Death