June 9th

June 9, 2008


AD 68:  Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, his throat slit at the hand of his secretary, to escape the Senate’s order of death by flogging. 


1650:  The Harvard Coporation was the first legal corporation in the Americas.



1863:   Battle of Brandy Station (VA), American Civil War


1909:   A 22 year old housewife from Hackensack, NJ, becomes the first woman to drive across the U.S., from Manhattan to San Francisco.


1934:  Donald Duck debuts in “The Wise Little Hen


1957:  Broad Peak, the world’s 12th highest mountain, is first ascended.


1968:  President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assisnation of Robert F. Kennedy.


1973:  Secretariat wins the Belmont – by THIRTY ONE LENGTHS – earning him the Triple Crown


 1999:  Haley Marie Conroy is born in San Francisco, CA. 




  1. I think that the last date you listed is the most important one of all to her Nana and Baba. Thank you Haley Marie for being our #1!! We love you so much.

  2. I love my sweet girl.

    6-9-99 – still the best day of my life.

  3. Yes, I can’t imagine a day when 6/9/99 is not the day of my life which I am most proud 🙂

    (except for all that cussing. yeah, that’s not the part i’m proud of!)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Margaret and Helen

Best Friends for Sixty Years and Counting...

Camp Run A Muk

When 8 Worlds Collide & More...


wtf4?~ it's all about a girl and her camera and that golden light

Bend Equine Solutions, LLC

Your Passion is Our Purpose

Rock and Racehorses: The Blog

Sarah K. Andrew, Equine Photographer

Confessions of a Struggling Dressage Rider

How an adult rider manages it all.

A Horse and a Half

A horse woman who can afford one horse…and that horse is retired

TB at X

The dressage journey with ex-racehorses

Collecting Thoroughbreds

The training journal of a re-rider learning dressage

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.


Down to Earth Spirituality


The Art Diary of Dawn Henning, a Brooklyn Artist...

In Vegetables We Trust

Home to over 200 vegan recipes.

Don't Switch Off The Light


Vegan Lazy

Easy vegan cooking for the terminally lazy

Crafted in Carhartt

about women who do amazing things

The Happsters

Spread Positive Vibes. Give Love. Be Happy.

Gnstr's blog

a brisk walk through a canine's mind


The official blog of Zac Conforti

%d bloggers like this: