06/09/2011 12:54 pm ET Updated Aug 09, 2011

June 9: Today In History (PHOTOS)

There's no denying it: the digital age is unforgivingly fast-paced.

But how can we move forward if we never take a moment to reflect on where we've been? So sit back, relax, and click through some important events that happened today, thanks to

June 9 marks a bit more than just one incredible Google doodle. The date also honors milestones in both recent and older history, from entertainment to crime to old-fashioned rock and roll.

Which is the most memorable to you?

For more information on events in history that happened today, visit the

Click here to scroll through yesterday's Today In History slideshow.

Today in History: 06/09