It happened one 09 June

1934 : Donald Duck

On June 6, 1934, the character of Donald Duck appears for the first time in a short cartoon from Walt Disney, the Wise Little Hen.

1954 : Joseph McCarthy knocked

Senator McCarthy originated an anti-Communist hysteria in the U.S. in the late '40s and early '50s.
As he became increasingly aggressive and uncontrollable, lying and destroying careers, in 1954, he began investigating the Army which he said was infiltrated by communists. The lawyer representing the Army, Joseph N. Welch, destroyed all the charges one by one which made ​​the Senator berserk. On June 9, 1954, when McCarthy went after a young associate in the firm of Welch, Welch responded quietly, questioning about the cruelty and lack of decency of Senator.
The lawyer was applauded by the whole room and it was the beginning of the end for McCarthy who died as an alcoholic three years later.

1967 : Israel occupies the Golan Heights

On June 9, 1967 during the Six-Day War, Israel occupies the Golan Heights, located in Syria.
The Golan Heights have a strategic interest because of their dominant position (2000 m) and their water resources.

1972 : A dam collapses in South Dakota

On June 9, 1972, heavy rainfall led to the collapse of a dam near Rapid City, South Dakota. A wave swept into the floodplain near the city. As this area, which should not be built, had been built, 238 people were killed and many houses destroyed.

Quote of the day : 09 June

Joseph N. Welch, s'adressant à Joseph McCarthy
Until this moment, Senator, I think I have never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness... You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency? ...

Birthdays : 09 June

Pierre I le Grand, Tsar of all the Russias (1672)
Bertha von Suttner, Austrian pacifist writer, Nobel Peace Prize (1843)
Carl Nielsen, Danish composer (1865)
Leslie Banks, English actor (1890)
Cole Porter, American composer (1891)
Robert Cummings, American actor (1910)
Robert McNamara, American politician (1916)
Jean Lacouture, French journalist (1921)
Barbara , French singer (1930)
Jon Lord, English musician (Deep Purple) (1941)
James Newton Howard, American film composer (1951)
George Pérez, American writer and illustrator of comic books (Avengers, Teen Titans, Wonder Woman) (1954)
Patricia Cornwell, American novelist (1956)
Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor (1961)
Johnny Depp, American actor (1963)
Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress (1964)
Ameesha Patel, Indian actress (1975)
Matthew Bellamy, English musician (Muse) (1978)
Michaela Conlin, American actress (1978)
Natalie Portman, Israeli american actress (1981)
Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer (1984)
Richard Kahui, New Zealand All Black rugby player (1985)

They left us one 09 June

Neron, Roman emperor (68)
Thomas Radclyffe, Comte de Sussex, English politician (1583)
Charles Dickens, English writer (1870)
Robert Donat, English actor (1958)
Camille Guérin, French bacteriologist (1961)
John Creasey, English writer (1973)
Miguel Ángel Asturias, Guatemalan poet, Nobel Prize in Literature (1974)
George Wells Beadle, American geneticist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1989)

Tip of the Day : 09 June

Soothe the pain of a toothache

When you have a toothache and can not have an appointment with the dentist immediately, if it is a Saturday night for example, you want to try by every means to soothe the pain.
Here are some tips for adults.
Apart from painkillers and anti-inflammatory, you can try soft ways.
You may first put an ice pack on the painful area for a few minutes.
Then you can try to rinse your mouth with salt water.
Cranberry pills can also be effective.
You can also chew cloves or apply a swab moistened with clove oil on the painful area. However, the strong flavor of the clove can be difficult to bear for some people.
When you are not allergic to aloe vera, you can consume products containing natural aloe vera.
You can also apply a very strong alcohol with a cotton swab on the painful area, being careful not to swallow this alcohol.

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