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 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 27, 2022 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 463,320 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.

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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 74 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 3,610 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 9 Historical Events

  • 1492
    Peace of Etaples between Henry VII and Charles VIII.
  • 1520
    More than 50 people are sentenced and executed in the Stockholm Bloodbath
  • 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.
  • 1851
    Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
  • 1861
    The first documented football match in Canada is played at University College, University of Toronto.
  • 1917
    Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.
  • 1937
    Japanese troops take control of Shanghai, China.
  • 1940
    Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  • 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.
  • 1979
    Nuclear false alarm: the NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland detected purported massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early warning radars, the alert is cancelled.

Who were born on November 9?

  • 1522
    Martin Chemnitz, German theologian (d. 1586)
  • 1801
    Gail Borden, Jr., American inventor(d. 1874)
  • 1878
    An Chang-ho, Korean independence activist (d. 1938)
  • 1879
    Milan Šufflay, Croatian politician (d. 1931)
  • 1923
    Alice Coachman, American athlete
  • 1934
    Carl Sagan, American astronomer and writer (d. 1996)
  • 1951
    Bill Mantlo, American comic book writer
  • 1955
    Thomas F. Duffy American actor
  • 1970
    Scarface, American rapper
  • 1983
    Rob Elloway, English/German rugby player

Who died on November 9?

  • 959
    Constantine VII, Byzantine Emperor (b. 905)
  • 1456
    Ulrich II of Celje, last prince of Celje principality (b. 1406)
  • 1937
    Ramsay MacDonald, Scottish Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1866)
  • 1940
    Neville Chamberlain, English Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1869)
  • 1953
    Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and author (b. 1914)
  • 1957
    Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (b. 1872)
  • 2002
    Merlin Santana, American actor (b. 1976)
  • 2004
    Emlyn Hughes, English football player (b. 1947)
  • 2004
    Iris Chang, Asian author (b. 1968)
  • 2006
    Markus Wolf, East German intelligence director (b. 1923)

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