What happened this day in history November 9

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 314th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 27, 2020 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,604,880,000 seconds 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 ‘trihectadecatetragon’ 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 95 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 2,880 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 9 Historical Events

  • 694
    Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims, sentencing all Jews to slavery.
  • 1697
    Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • 1720
    The synagogue of Yehudah he-Hasid is burned down by Arab creditors, leading to the expulsion of the Ashkenazim from Jerusalem.
  • 1729
    Spain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Seville.
  • 1793
    William Carey reaches the Hooghly River.
  • 1851
    Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
  • 1913
    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.
  • 1914
    SMS Emden sunk by HMAS Sydney in the Battle of Cocos.
  • 1965
    Catholic Worker member Roger Allen LaPorte, protesting against the Vietnam War, sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building.
  • 1970
    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?

  • 1886
    Ed Wynn, American actor (d. 1966)
  • 1897
    Harvey Hendrick, American baseball player (d. 1941)
  • 1922
    Raymond Devos, French humorist (d. 2006)
  • 1923
    Alice Coachman, American athlete
  • 1933
    Jim Perry, American and Canadian television host
  • 1934
    Ingvar Carlsson, Swedish politician
  • 1941
    Tom Fogerty, American musician (Creedence Clearwater Revival) (d. 1990)
  • 1970
    Chris Jericho, Canadian wrestler and musician (Fozzy)
  • 1980
    Dominique Maltais, Canadian snowboarder
  • 1982
    Jana Pittman, Australian athlete

Who died on November 9?

  • 1641
    Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Spanish Governor of the Netherlands and Bishop of Toledo
  • 1699
    Hortense Mancini, Italian mistress of Charles II (b. 1646)
  • 1801
    Carl Stamitz, German-Czech composer (b. 1745)
  • 1911
    Howard Pyle, American illustrator and author (b. 1853)
  • 1920
    Saint Nectarios, Eastern Orthodox Metropolitan of Pentapolis (b. 1846)
  • 1937
    Ramsay MacDonald, Scottish Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1866)
  • 1957
    Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (b. 1872)
  • 1979
    Frank O'Connor, American actor and representationalist painter (b. 1897)
  • 2001
    Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (b. 1924)
  • 2003
    Art Carney, American actor (b. 1918)

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