On This Day

June 9, 1946 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 19 guests at Canfield Hotel die in fire (Dubuque, Iowa)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bhumibol Adulyadej becomes King of Thailand after the death of his brother King Ananda Mahidol

King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Bhumibol Adulyadej
  • NY Giant Mel Ott is 1st mgr ejected from both games of a doubleheader

Deaths in History

  • Rama VIII [Ananda Mahidol], King of Siam (1935-46), dies of a mysterious gunshot wound at 21