On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Charles de Gaulle's 1st meeting with Winston Churchill

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • US Open Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Lawson Little defeats Gene Sarazen by 3 strokes in an 18-hole playoff to win his only professional major title

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Vitale, American sportscaster (ESPN, ABC "Oh Baby!")