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 This day in History - June 9
475 Historic Events for June 9
1898

China leases Hong Kong's new territories to Britain for 99 years

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1898

Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)

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1898

C Malaparte, writer

Birth
1899

James J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavywgt boxing title

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1900

Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot

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1900

Fred Waring, Tyrone Penn, musician/conductor/inventor (Waring Blender)

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1901

Marion Gering, actress (Sarumba, Rumba, Ready for Love, 24 Hours)

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1901

George Price, cartoonist

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1901

Walter Besant, novelist/philanthropist, dies

Death
1901

NY Giants get record 31 hits to beat Cin Reds 25-13

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1902

1st Automat restaurant opens (818 Chestnut St, Phila)

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1905

Walter Kraft, composer

Birth
1905

Harry "Bull" Alexander, cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series)

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1906

Boston Beaneaters (NL) end 19-game losing streak beat Cards 6-3

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1906

Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)

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1907

Manuel Estrada Vabrera, president Guatemala, murdered

Death
1908

J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd)

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1908

Jos‚ FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), dies at 46

Death
1908

Robert Cummings, Joplin Mo, actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder)

Birth
1909

Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher

Birth
1910

Passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)

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1910

Geoffrey Musson, British General

Birth
1910

Vbilmos Demian, composer

Birth
1911

Carry Amelia Moore Nation, American temperance leader, dies

Death
1912

Ingolf Dahl, Hamburg Germany, composer (Andante and Arioso)

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