Throwback Thursday: A look back at events in history on June 9, including Secretariat winning the Triple Crown and German troops captured in the Invasion of Normandy.
In this photo, some of the first German prisoners captured in the invasion of Normandy, France surrender on June 9, 1944.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
Panama Canal construction
The Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal are pictured under construction in the Panama Canal Zone on June 9, 1912.
The 51-mile-long canal, which opened on Aug. 14, 1914, was comprised of six locks and became a short-cut for sea passage between North and South America. At a cost of $352 million, the construction utilized some 40,000 workers under the direction of engineer George Washington Goethals.
Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, left, and John Howard Lawson of the Hollywood Ten smile and wave from inside a U.S. Marshal's van in Washington, D.C., June 9, 1950.
Trumbo and Lawson will begin a prison sentence for refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee whether they are communists.
Frances Perkins, right, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, is honored for her fifty years of service to "The Girl With A Job" by the Job Department of Glamour Magazine. She is being presented with a scroll by Mary Campbell, left, job editor of the magazine, in a ceremony at a job seminar at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York June 9, 1953, attended by representatives of industry, government, retailing and education.
Miss Perkins told the members of the seminar that the attitudes of employers have changed drastically since the turn of the century and that a woman can now hold almost any position because of the advances that have been made in job counseling and guidance.
ballistic missile submarine
The nation's first fleet ballistic missile submarine, the USS George Washington, hits the water after her launching in Groton, Connecticut, on June 9, 1959. The vessel, a 380-foot, 5,400 ton craft will launch the Polaris missiles from the depths of the ocean or from the surface.
Credit: Frank C. Curtin/AP
National Guard prepares - School integration
This is the vanguard of National Guard troops ordered in connection with the scheduled enrollment of two black students at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, June 9, 1963.
Gov. George Wallace used state troopers to block the door of the enrollment office. President Kennedy federalized National Guard troops to force desegregation. Wallace relented allowing Vivian Malone and James A. Hood to enroll.
Madison Square Garden
A ring of steel sprouts from the debris of New York City's old Pennsylvania Railroad station as the city's new Madison Square Garden starts to take shape on June 9, 1966.
The above-ground portion of the old station has been torn down to make room for the new sport's palace. underground though, it's business as usual with trains departing throughout the day for points south and Long Island.
Credit: Anthony Camerano/AP
Israel drops napalm
An unidentified Jordanian soldier is treated by nurses in a military hospital in Amman, Jordan, June 9, 1967.
He was one of a group of 20 on the way to the front lines to Jericho on June 7 when he was hit by napalm dropped by Israeli planes, army medical authorities said.
Credit: Bernhard Frye/AP
Scretariat wins Triple Crown
Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat, reacting after her horse won the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., June 9, 1973.
Credit: Jack Kanthal/AP
Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn gestures as he addresses the Harvard University commencement in Cambridge, Massachusetts on June 9, 1978.
Solzhenitsyn said he has concluded that Western society is suffering "spiritual exhaustion" and could not be a model for transforming Russia.
Claus von Bulow
Claus von Bulow, right, arrives at Providence, R.I. Superior Court with his daughter, Cosima, as the jury starts its third day of deliberations in his attempted murder trial, June 9, 1985.
Credit: Charles Krupa/AP
Brooke Shields graduates Princeton
Actress and model Brooke Shields is hugged by her mom Teri in front of the Princeton tiger after graduation ceremonies at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, June 9, 1987.
End of Nicaraguan civil war
Nicaraguan President Violeta Chamorro receives an AK-47 assault rifle from a member of the Contra forces to symbolize the end of the war, June 9, 1990 in El Almendro.
Credit: Peter Northall/AFP/Getty Images
Residents, covering their noses, flee their homes on their water buffalos near the slopes of Mount Pinatubo, northwest of Botolan, Philippines, after the volcano erupted Wednesday, June 12, 1991.
Volcanic activity began on Mount Pinatubo June 9, followed by three major explosions June 12 with ash flow covering a wide area.
Credit: Pat Roque/AP
Royal marriage in Japan
Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan and his wife Crown Princess Masako leave the Imperial Palace after their wedding June 9, 1993 in Tokyo.
Credit: Imperial Household Agency/Getty Images
Airman Scott O'Grady rescued
U.S. Captain Scott O'Grady clenches his fist June 9, 1995 as he arrives at Aviano Air Base in Italy after having been rescued from Bosnian Serb territory June 8.
His F16 fighter was shot down June 2 by the Serbs and O'Grady survived six days before being rescued.
Credit: Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images
James Byrd killed
Spray paint still marks the spot on Tuesday, June 9, 1998 where officials found the head of James Byrd Jr. , a 49-year-old black man, along Huff Creek Road near Jasper, Texas.
Byrd was tied to a truck and dragged to his death along the rural East Texas road. Three white men were charged with first degree murder in the case.
Credit: David J. Phillip/AP
Donatella Versace, Prince Charles
A smiling Donatella Versace arrives with HRH The Prince of Wales to the De Beer and Versace "Diamonds are forever" charity fashion event, June 9, 1999.
A host of international celebrities turned out for the event which will raise funds for three charities including the Prince's Foundation for architecture and the environment.
Credit: Sinead Lynch/AFP/Getty Images
Hillary Clinton's book launch
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) is shown in back of her new book is "Living History" June 9, 2003 during a signing at a bookstore in New York City.
Clinton's much-anticipated memoir of her years in the White House was released June 9 with a media blitz.
Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Ronald Regan's casket
The casket of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan is transferred from a hearse to a horse-drawn caisson in front of the White House at the intersection of 16th Street and Constitution Avenue during the State Funeral June 9, 2004 in Washington, DC. President Reagan died June 5.