What Happened on June 9, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 38th British Golf Open: Harry Vardon shoots a 307 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • China leases Hong Kong's new territories to the United Kingdom for 99 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)
  • Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)