June 9 is a day of great importance for animation lovers since the famous character Donald Duck was born and the blockbuster movie ‘Cars’ was released on this date. The political scenario though was quite turbulent with agreements, regime changes, coups and rebellions. The Stamboliyski Government in Bulgaria collapsed due to a coup and the rebels took over a vital Syrian military base. The largest cavalry battle too was fought on this day. Several World War II events took place on this day, the most gruesome being the torture and hanging of 99 residents of Tulle town in France, by the Nazi German military. A few path-breaking developments of this day include the launch of a ballistic-missile firing submarine and the first ascent of the Broad Peak. Another major event to have taken place on this day was the hand-cart trek of the Mormons, which is considered to be a fantastic example of human vigor. 9th June was also a day that promoted equality and broke several social taboos. A man accused of a raping a male in the U.K was punished and a famous shrine decided to grant priesthood to all males, irrespective of race and color.