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The Athenian coup succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy. (9. June 411. BC)

The Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia. (9. June 53)

The Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer's Iliad, thus ending the Julio-Claudian Dynasty and starting the civil year known as the Year of the Four Emperors. (9. June 68)

Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse. (9. June 721)

Duccio's Maestà Altarpiece, a seminal artwork of the early Italian Renaissance, is unveiled and installed in the Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy. (9. June 1311)

Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the Saint Lawrence River. (9. June 1534)

The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established. It is the first legal corporation in the Americas. (9. June 1650)

The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet in the Second Anglo-Dutch War begins. It lasts for five days and results in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy. (9. June 1667)

James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of the future U.S. state of Georgia. (9. June 1732)

British forces begin the Siege of Havana and capture the city during the Seven Years' War. (9. June 1762)

The British schooner Gaspée is burned off the coast of Rhode Island. (9. June 1772)

Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battle of Arklow and Battle of Saintfield. (9. June 1798)

End of the Congress of Vienna: the new European political situation is set. (9. June 1815)

500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa, and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts. (9. June 1856)

American Civil War: Stonewall Jackson concludes his successful Shenandoah Valley Campaign with a victory in the Battle of Port Republic; his tactics during the campaign are now studied by militaries around the world. (9. June 1862)

American Civil War: Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia. (9. June 1863)

Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open for only 16 days. (9. June 1873)

Treaty of Tientsin is signed to end the Sino-French War, with China eventually giving up Tonkin and Annam – most of present-day Vietnam – to France. (9. June 1885)

Birsa Munda, an important figure in the Indian independence movement, dies in a British prison under mysterious circumstances. (9. June 1900)

William Jennings Bryan resigns as Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of State over a disagreement regarding the United States' handling of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania. (9. June 1915)

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