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 313th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 27, 2021 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 454,560 hours 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.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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 84 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 3,245 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

My Famous Birthday Ninja Do people and celebrities interest you? Discover all the November 9 famous birthdays who share your special day. Learn some fun facts about your birthday! (Sponsored link)

November 9 Historical Events

  • 1688
    The Glorious Revolution: William of Orange captures Exeter.
  • 1764
    Mary Campbell, a captive of the Lenape during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded by Colonel Henry Bouquet.
  • 1780
    American Revolutionary War: In the Battle of Fishdam Ford a force British and Loyalist troops fail in a surprise attack against the South Carolina Patriot militia under Brigadier General Thomas Sumter.
  • 1793
    William Carey reaches the Hooghly River.
  • 1923
    In Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
  • 1960
    Robert McNamara is named president of Ford Motor Co., the first non-Ford to serve in that post. A month later, he quit to join the newly-elected John F. Kennedy administration.
  • 1965
    Catholic Worker member Roger Allen LaPorte, protesting against the Vietnam War, sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building.
  • 1965
    Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.
  • 1993
    Stari most, the “old bridge” in Bosnian Mostar built in 1566, collapses after several days of bombing.
  • 1994
    The chemical element Darmstadtium is discovered.

Who were born on November 9?

  • 1664
    Henry Wharton, English writer (d. 1695)
  • 1721
    Mark Akenside, English poet and physician (d. 1770)
  • 1929
    Marc Favreau, French Canadian humourist (d. 2005)
  • 1931
    Whitey Herzog, American baseball player
  • 1946
    Benny Mardones, American singer-songwriter
  • 1948
    Henrik S. Järrel, Swedish politician
  • 1961
    Jill Dando, British television presenter (d. 1999)
  • 1974
    Joe C., American rapper (d. 2000)
  • 1977
    Chris Morgan, English footballer
  • 1981
    Jobi McAnuff, Jamaican footballer

Who died on November 9?

  • 1187
    Emperor Gaozong of China (b. 1107)
  • 1699
    Hortense Mancini, Italian mistress of Charles II (b. 1646)
  • 1918
    Guillaume Apollinaire, French poet (b. 1880)
  • 1952
    Philip Murray, American labor leader and 1st president of the United Steelworkers and longest-serving president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (b. 1886)
  • 1953
    Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and author (b. 1914)
  • 1988
    John N. Mitchell, United States Attorney General (b. 1913)
  • 1997
    Helenio Herrera, French football player and coach (b. 1910)
  • 2001
    Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (b. 1924)
  • 2004
    Iris Chang, Asian author (b. 1968)
  • 2006
    Ellen Willis, American journalist (b. 1941)

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there hidden powers in your moniker? Check out Ricardo’s personality and get smart about names today. (Sponsored links)