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 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 27, 2023 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 28,324,800 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 93 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 3,975 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.
  • 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.
  • 1791
    Foundation of the Dublin Society of United Irishmen.
  • 1822
    The Action of 9 November 1822 between USS Alligator and a squadron of piratical schooners off the coast of Cuba.
  • 1848
    Robert Blum, a German revolutionary, is executed in Vienna.
  • 1917
    Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.
  • 1923
    In Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
  • 1940
    Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  • 1989
    Cold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall. Communist-controlled East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to travel to West Germany. This key event led to the eventual reunification of East and West Germany.
  • 1994
    The chemical element Darmstadtium is discovered.

Who were born on November 9?

  • 1389
    Isabella of Valois, queen consort of England (d. 1409)
  • 1810
    Bernhard von Langenbeck, German surgeon (d. 1887)
  • 1862
    Gigo Gabashvili, Georgian painter (d. 1936)
  • 1879
    Jenő Bory, Hungarian architect (d. 1959)
  • 1897
    Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1978)
  • 1906
    Arthur Rudolph, German rocket engineer (d. 1996)
  • 1913
    Hedy Lamarr, Austrian actress and inventor (d. 2000)
  • 1960
    Joëlle Ursull, Guadeloupean singer
  • 1965
    Bryn Terfel, Welsh baritone
  • 1986
    Carl Gunnarsson, Swedish hockey player

Who died on November 9?

  • 748
    Nasr ibn Sayyar, last Umayyad governor of Khurasan (b. 663)
  • 1208
    Sancha of Castile, wife of Alfonso II of Aragon (b. 1155)
  • 1516
    King Ferdinand II of Aragon (b. 1452)
  • 1581
    Bayinnaung, King of Burma (b. 1516)
  • 1766
    Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (b. 1692)
  • 1918
    Peter Lumsden, British general in Indian army (b. 1829)
  • 1940
    Neville Chamberlain, English Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1869)
  • 1957
    Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (b. 1872)
  • 2003
    Art Carney, American actor (b. 1918)
  • 2004
    Iris Chang, Asian author (b. 1968)

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