This day in history: June 9 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This day in history: June 9

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All of the events below happened on June 9.

1732: James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia.

1914: Pittsburgh's Honus Wagner becomes first Major League Baseball player to collect 3,000 hits.

1934: Donald Duck makes his debut in the cartoon, The Wise Little Hen.

1973: Secretariat wins the Belmont Stakes by an incredible 31 lengths, taking the U.S. Triple Crown.

1981: Game show host Allen Ludden dies in Los Angeles at age 63.

1981: Actress Natalie Portman is born in Jerusalem, Israel.

1994: Singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes sets fire to mansion belonging to Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Andre Rison.

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