On This Day; June 9th
June 9, 2014No Comments
We all love history right? Check out some of these random events that happened on this day; June 9th
224 years ago. . . In 1790, the FIRST BOOK was copyrighted in the U.S. . . . John Barry’s “Philadelphia Spelling Book”.
80 years ago. . . In 1934, DONALD DUCK made his debut in Disney’s “The Little Wise Hen”. He wasn’t wearing pants then, and he still isn’t wearing ’em now.
41 years ago. . . In 1973, SECRETARIAT won the BELMONT STAKES to become the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
36 years ago. . . In 1978, after a 148-year ban, the MORMONS declared that BLACK MEN COULD BE PRIESTS.
34 years ago. . . In 1980, RICHARD PRYOR suffered third-degree burns over most of his body while “freebasing” the cocaine. He had to endure two months of painful skin-grafting operations . . . all because COKE DON’T FREEBASE ITSELF!
21 years ago. . . In 1993, one of the first NHL franchises fled a traditional hockey town for a new warmer, southern market when the MINNESOTA NORTH STARS relocated to DALLAS.
20 years ago. . . In 1994, LISA “THE LEFT EYE” LOPES of the TLC set fire to the mansion of her then-boyfriend, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver ANDRE RISON.
Eight years ago. . . In 2006, MEREDITH VIEIRAspent her last day as one of the yentas on “The View”. She got the job co-hosting NBC’s “Today” show with Matt Lauer after Katie Couric left. And this month, Meredith is leaving “Today”.