9th June

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1983 Landslide election victory for the Conservatives The Conservative Party led by Margaret Thatcher win the general election with a large majority
1940 Norway surrenders Norway surrenders to the Nazis in World War 2.
1908 King Edward VII visits Tsar Nicholas II King Edward VII visits Russia and meets Tsar Nicholas II.
1898 Hong Kong is leased to Britain China leases Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years.
1891 Cole Porter is born American composer Cole Porter is born in Peru, Indiana.
1870 Charles Dickens dies English author Charles Dickens dies following a brain haemorrhage.
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On This Day - 9th June