Wikipǣdia:Gecorene gemynddagas/9 Sēremōnaþ
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|1667 – Second Anglo-Dutch War: The Dutch began the Raid on the Medway, attacking the largest English naval ships in the dockyards of their main naval base near Chatham.||refimprove section|
|1885 – In the peace treaty signed to end the Sino-French War, Qing forces withdrew from Tonkin, allowing France to occupy it and Annam (most of present-day Vietnam).||refimprove section|
|1915 – Unhappy with U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt's handling of the Bysen:RMS sinking, William Jennings Bryan resigned as Secretary of State.||neutrality issues, refimprove section|
|1934 – Donald Duck debuted in The Wise Little Hen.||refimprove section|
|1946 – Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning current monarch, ascended to the throne of Thailand.||biographical refimprove section|
- 1772 – In an act of defiance against the Navigation Acts, American patriots led by Abraham Whipple attacked and burned the British schooner Gaspée.
- 1856 – Mormon pioneers began leaving Iowa City, Iowa, and headed west for Salt Lake City, Utah, carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
- 1862 – American Civil War: Confederate General Stonewall Jackson concluded his successful Shenandoah Valley Campaign with a victory in the Battle of Port Republic.
- 1873 – Sixteen days after it was built, Alexandra Palace in North London, England, was destroyed by fire.
- 1954 – During the Army–McCarthy hearings investigating conflicting accusations between the United States Army and Senator Joseph McCarthy, Army lawyer Joseph N. Welch famously asked McCarthy, "At long last, have you left no sense of decency?"
- 1965 – The Viet Cong commenced combat with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in the Battle of Dong Xoai, one of the largest battles in the Vietnam War.
- 1972 – A dam outside Rapid City, South Dakota, US, became clogged with debris and failed, resulting in 238 deaths, 3,057 injuries, and over $160 million in damage.
- 1973 – Secretariat mearh gwwonne þone Belmont Stakes rās by 31 lengþa, achieving the first American Triple Crown victory in a quarter-century, and lowering the track and world record times for 1½ mile distance races to 2:24.
- Battle of Cross Keys appears on 8 Sēremōnaþ, so Jackson's Valley Campaign should not appear in the same year
- 68 – Nero Romanisc casere ƿyrhtan sylfcƿale æfter ða ƿoldon senatus hine aƿeorpan.
- 1732 – Iacobus Oglethorpe ƿæs gegiefen cynelice bōc for Georgie þæm Underrīce, se in þæm banne ƿæs þæt land betƿeox Savannah Ēa and Altamaha Ēa.
- 1815 – Se Ƿien Gemōt endode, þærin ƿæron Europan landgemærƿas edaƿriten æfter Napoleones stīpe.
- 1863 – Americanisc Ingefeoht: In þæm mǣsta rǣdeheres beadulāce in eallum þara Geānedan Rīcan stǣre, feahtedon Gædes and Geþoftedum þrēatas oþ hie oþstōden in þæm Brandy Station Feoht.
- 1928 – Charles Kingsford Smiþ Australisc flēoga ( þæs gelicnes is hēr ) and his hamelas gelendedon mid hiera lyftcræft be naman Southern Cross in Brisbane, in sƿylcum ƿīse fulfremmedon hie se ǣrresta flēoht geond þæm Sericus Garsecge of þara Geānedan Rīcan māran lande to Australie.