June 9

1870

Author Charles Dickens died.

1898

China agreed to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years.

1934

Donald Duck made his screen debut in The Wise Little Hen.

1944

The Republic of Iceland was established.

1973

Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

1978

After 148 years, the leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints finally allowed black men to become priests.

1993

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito married commoner Masako Owada.

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