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This Day in History: June 9

June 9: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. In 1790, the first American book is copyrighted; John Barry - "Philadelphia Spelling Book."
  2. In 1822, Charles Graham received the first patent for false teeth, even though his were not the first false teeth to be used.
  3. In 1934, Donald Duck made his 1st screen appearance in "The Wise Little Hen."
  4. In 1965, Frenchman Michel Jazy broke the record by running the mile in 3 minutes, 53.6 seconds.
  5. In 1989, "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," premieres in USA, the least successful film in the Star Trek franchise.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Johann G Galle, German astronomer; Cole Porter, composer/lyricist; Patricia Cornwell, American author; Tom Rouen, NFL punter; Michael J Fox, actor.

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