What are the important events that happened on November 9? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
November 9: Facts & Myths About This Day
November 9 is the 313rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 27, 2019 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 26,220,960 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectadecatrigon’ day.
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Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 77 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,514 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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November 9 Historical Events
Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims, sentencing all Jews to slavery.
Peace of Etaples between Henry VII and Charles VIII.
The Glorious Revolution: William of Orange captures Exeter.
Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
The synagogue of Yehudah he-Hasid is burned down by Arab creditors, leading to the expulsion of the Ashkenazim from Jerusalem.
Robert Blum, a German revolutionary, is executed in Vienna.
The Great Boston Fire of 1872.
The Great Lakes Storm of 1913, the most destructive natural disaster ever to hit the lakes, destroys 19 ships and kills more than 250 people.
In Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
Vietnam War: The Supreme Court of the United States votes 6 to 3 against hearing a case to allow Massachusetts to enforce its law granting residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war.
Who were born on November 9?
Benjamin Banneker, African-American astrononomer (d. 1806)
A. P. Hill, American Confederate general (d. 1865)
Luiz Felipe Scolari, Brazilian football manager
Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian film director
Sandra Denton, American musician (Salt-N-Pepa)
Bryn Terfel, Welsh baritone
Eric Dane, American actor
Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer
Vanessa Minnillo, Filipino television personality
Hodgy Beats, American rapper
Who died on November 9?
Nasr ibn Sayyar, last Umayyad governor of Khurasan (b. 663)
Ulrich II of Celje, last prince of Celje principality (b. 1406)
Mary Jane Kelly, British victim of Jack the Ripper (b. 1863)
Peter Lumsden, British general in Indian army (b. 1829)
Ramsay MacDonald, Scottish Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1866)
Stephen Peter Alencastre, Portuguese Catholic prelate (b. 1876)
King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud the first monarch of Saudi Arabia (b. 1880)
Charles de Gaulle, French military commander, politician, President of France (b. 1890)
Art Carney, American actor (b. 1918)
Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili littérateur (b. 1937)
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