On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • In China, Boxers destroy the race course in Peking, a few miles from the legations and the center and symbol of diplomatic social life and Western privilege.

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Waring, American musician and conductor (name behind the Waring Blender), born in Tyronne, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot