On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British lease on the New Territories in Hong Kong expires
  • Detroit Tigers baseball team bat out of order against Oakland A's in 1st inning

Famous Deaths

  • Reid Shelton, actor (Daddy Warbucks-Annie), dies of stroke at 71
  • Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (b. 1908)