June 9

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July 5, 2022

June 9 is the 160th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (161st in a leap year). There are 205 days left until the end of the year. Stanislav has a holiday.

Events

Czechia

1468 – Czecho-Hungarian Wars: the Battle of Třebíč ended, where Matyáš Corvín faced the army of George of Poděbrady 1848 – The Regional Assembly of the Margrave of Moravia adopted a resolution that from July 1, 1848, labor was to be abolished in Moravia. 1869 – Gregor Mendel gives a lecture in Brno about the results of his experiments with plant crossing 1928 – The foundation stone of the Masaryk University Faculty of Law building was laid in Brno. The monumental building was supposed to be the left side wing of a much larger university complex, but it failed to be built. 1933 – The National Assembly passed the Law on Extraordinary Legislative Powers. The new law gave the government the opportunity to solve the country's economic problems more significantly than before. 1934 – The Czechoslovak Republic de jure recognized the Soviet Union 1939 – The Nazis arrested the first 1,000 Czechs for killing a German policeman 1942 – SS units began liquidating the village of Lidic. 1945 – Under pressure from the Soviet Union, an agreement was signed between Czechoslovakia and the USSR on the annexation of Subcarpathian Rus and part of eastern Slovakia around the town of Čop to the USSR 1958 – In the amphitheater of the castle garden in Český Krumlov, the revolving auditorium opened with the premiere of Günter Weisenborn's The Lost Face. 1970 – During a flood in South Moravia, 34 miners of the Dukla Šardice mine died, into which the Šardický stream overflowed, causing great damage in the villages of Lovčice, Dražůvka, on the Čejč - Ždánice line and elsewhere. 1972 – 1st Congress of the Czechoslovak People's Party. The party unequivocally supported the policy of the Communist Party of the Czech Republic. Antonín Pospíšil was elected chairman of ČSL, Josef Plojhar honorary chairman. 1989 – Václav Havel is awarded the German Booksellers' Peace Prize 2004 – The city of Litovel was destroyed by a tornado (level F3). 2006 – Outgoing Minister of Defense Karel Kühnl (US-DEU) signed a contract with Steyr for the purchase of transporters. 2008 – Dominik Hašek announced the end of his professional hockey career.

World

0411 BC - The Athenian coup succeeded, and managed to establish the rule of a handful of powerful oligarchy in Athens, which, however, did not last long. 0053 - Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia 0068 - The Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide by ordering his servant Epaphroditus to cut his throat; thereby avoiding an ignominious death by strangulation. This ended the Julio-Claudian dynasty and the beginning of the civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors 0721 – Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors at the Battle of Toulouse 1075 – In the Battle of Homburg on the Unstruta River, Emperor Henry IV. with the help of the Czech prince Vratislav II. defeated the rebellious Saxons, led by Otto of Northeim and Bishop Burchard of Halberstadt. 1261 – The Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, Bajbars, appointed the Abbasid Ahmad al-Mustansir billah. The Abbasids of Egypt held this function until 1517. 1529 – After the religious reformation, Zürich declared war on the Catholic Swiss cantons- (Kappel Wars) 1815 After nine months, the Congress of Vienna ended under the presidency of the Austrian emperor, Hungarian and Czech king Franz I., who adjusted international relations with a system of treaties after the Napoleonic wars. Luxembourg declares independence from French rule 1822 – Charles Graham received a patent for artificial porcelain teeth 1884 – The foundation stone of the Reichstag building was laid in Berlin. 1891 – French painter Paul Gauguin arrived in Papeete, Tahiti 1898 – Hong Kong was ceded to British ownership for 99 years starting on 1 July 1898 and ending on 30 June 1997. 1900 - Birsa Munda (25), an important figure in the Indian independence movement, died in British