On This Day

June 9, 1922 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • First ringing of the Harkness Memorial Chime at Yale University

Birthdays in History

  • George Axelrod, American playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop), born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
  • Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), born in Chale, Isle of Wight (d. 2004)

Deaths in History

  • Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 56