What Happened on June 9, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Gruesome Twosome" premieres in USA
  • -10] Australian troops lands in Brunei Bay North-Borneo
  • 71st Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hoop Jr wins in 2:07

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Following an 8-7 win over the Phils, Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher is arrested on a complaint by a fan that Durocher slugged him

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

Famous Birthdays

  • Faina Myelink, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Luis OcaƱa, Spanish cyclist (d. 1994)
  • Nike Wagner, German woman of the theater