On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1870

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

US President Ulysses S. Grant meets with Sioux Chief Red Cloud at The White House in Washington, D.C.

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles Dickens

Charles Dickens, English writer (David Copperfield, Oliver Twist), dies of stroke at 58

Novelist Charles Dickens
Novelist
Charles Dickens
  • Erik Drake, Swedish composer (Swedish Academy of Music), dies at 82
1870 Highlights

About June 9, 1870

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini