The Daily News | June 9

First rocket-powered aircraft design patented (R. Goddard), 1931
Equal Pay Act enacted, 1963
Carry Amelia Moore Nation, American temperance leader, died, 1911
Secretariat won the Triple Crown, 1973
Charles Dickens, English novelist (“Oliver Twist”), died, 1870
William Lilly, English astrologer, died, 1681
General Efrain Rios Montt declared himself president of Guatemala, 1982
Charles Loloma, painter and sculptor, died, 1991
Worcester County tornado (94 killed, 1310 injured, 10,000 homeless), 1953
Britain leased Hong Kong from China for 99 years, 1898
First ballistics missile-firing submarine (George Washington) launched, 1959
“Pay-as-you-go” US income tax deductions authorized, 1943
Donald Duck made his first screen appearance (“The Wise Little Hen”), 1934
First Sunday night game in major league history (Houston), 1963