June 09

This Day in History

2004

Village Decides to Keep Its Notorious Name

An unremarkable village in rural Austria with a population teetering around a hundred and possessing neither a pub nor a cafe, might seem an unusual destination for tourists. It possesses no residents … (more...)

1973

Secretariat wins Triple Crown

With his victory at the Belmont Stakes, Secretariat becomes the first horse since 1948 to win America's Triple Crown--the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes. With Ron Turcotte in … (more...)