June 9, 1946 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 19 guests at Canfield Hotel die in fire (Dubuque, Iowa)
  • 66,545 fans help Yanks break million attendance mark, the earliest

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bhumibol Adulyadej becomes King of Thailand after the death of his brother King Ananda Mahidol

King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • NY Giant Mel Ott is 1st mgr ejected from both games of a doubleheader

Birthdays in History

  • Peter Kilfoyle, British MP

Deaths in History

  • Rama VIII, king of Siam (1935-46), dies at 21