June 9 in history

Roman Emperor Nero married on June 9, AD 53  and committed suicide on this day 15 years later.

 
Bust of Nero at Musei Capitolini, Rome

In 1928 Charles Kingsford Smith completed the first trans-Pacific flight.

 

Kingsford Smith in his flying gear

Composer and song writer Cole Porter was born in1891.

 

One Response to June 9 in history

  1. Matt Nolan says:

    Don’t forget that Johnny Depp was born 😉

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