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 This day in History - June 9
475 Historic Events for June 9
1672

Peter I "the Great" Romanov, tsar of Russia (1682-1725) [OS=May 30]

Birth
1681

William Lilly, English astrologer, dies

Death
1717

Louis Le Quointe, composer, dies at 64

Death
1717

Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Mothe-Guyon, French mystic, dies at 69

Death
1720

Sweden and Denmark signs 3rd Treaty of Stockholm

Event
1732

Royal charter for Georgia granted to James Oglethorpe

Event
1742

Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia

Event
1752

French army surrenders to the English in Trichinopoly India

Event
1772

1st Protestant church west of Penn (in Ohio) holds communion

Event
1772

1st naval attack of Revolutionary War takes place in Providence, RI

Event
1781

George Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor (RR locomotive)

Birth
1784

John Carroll appointed supervisor of US Catholic Missions

Event
1789

Spanish capture British schooner Northwest America near Vancouver I

Event
1790

1st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"

Event
1791

John Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home)

Birth
1792

Fr‚d‚ric L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary

Birth
1802

US Academy at West Point founded

Event
1810

Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer

Birth
1812

Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens)

Birth
1812

Johann G Galle, German astronomer (discovered Neptune)

Birth
1820

Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange, dies at 68

Death
1822

Charles Graham patents false teeth

Event
1825

M Pauline Bonaparte, Corsican duchess of Parma/Guastalla, dies at 44

Death
1828

Carlo Marsili, composer

Birth
1829

Gaetano Braga, composer

Birth