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.

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

  • 1492
    Peace of Etaples between Henry VII and Charles VIII.
  • 1494
    The Family de' Medici are expelled from Florence.
  • 1729
    Spain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Seville.
  • 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.
  • 1793
    William Carey reaches the Hooghly River.
  • 1887
    The United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
  • 1947
    India forcibly annexes Junagadh from Pakistan.
  • 1953
    Cambodia becomes independent from France.
  • 1985
    Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.

Who were born on November 9?

  • 1906
    Arthur Rudolph, German rocket engineer (d. 1996)
  • 1937
    Roger McGough, English poet
  • 1948
    Bille August, Danish film and television director
  • 1954
    Dennis Stratton, British musician, (Iron Maiden, Praying Mantis)
  • 1954
    Sue Upton, English actress and dancer
  • 1959
    Nick Hamilton, American wrestling referee
  • 1959
    Tony Slattery, British actor
  • 1970
    Nelson Diebel, American swimmer
  • 1971
    Big Pun, American rapper (d. 2000)
  • 1974
    Joe C., American rapper (d. 2000)

Who died on November 9?

  • 1623
    William Camden, English historian (b. 1551)
  • 1809
    Paul Sandby, English cartographer (b. 1725)
  • 1911
    Howard Pyle, American illustrator and author (b. 1853)
  • 1940
    Stephen Peter Alencastre, Portuguese Catholic prelate (b. 1876)
  • 1970
    Charles de Gaulle, French military commander, politician, President of France (b. 1890)
  • 1980
    Victor Sen Yung, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 1996
    Joe Ghiz, Canadian politician (b. 1945)
  • 2001
    Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (b. 1924)
  • 2002
    William Schutz, American psychologist (b. 1925)
  • 2006
    Markus Wolf, East German intelligence director (b. 1923)

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