What happened this day in history September 9

What are the important events that happened on September 9? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 9: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 9 is the 252nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 113 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 27, 2019 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 435,552 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 ‘dihectapentacontadigon’ day.

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Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 138 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 2,453 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 9 Historical Events

  • 1543
    Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling.
  • 1801
    Alexander I of Russia confirms the privileges of Baltic provinces.
  • 1855
    Crimean War: The Siege of Sevastopol comes to an end when Russian forces abandon the city.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: The Union Army enters Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 1923
    Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, founds the Republican People’s Party.
  • 1939
    Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain’s colonial government.
  • 1943
    World War II: The Allies land at Salerno and Taranto, Italy.
  • 1965
    The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is established.
  • 1969
    Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collides in flight with a Piper PA-28 and crashes near Fairland, Indiana.
  • 1991
    Tajikstan gains independence from the Soviet Union.

Who were born on September 9?

  • 1885
    Miriam Licette, English operatic soprano (d. 1969)
  • 1919
    Gottfried Dienst, Swiss football referee (d. 1998)
  • 1922
    Hans Georg Dehmelt, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1930
    Frank Lucas, Drug Lord
  • 1947
    Freddy Weller, American singer-songwriter
  • 1968
    Julia Sawalha, English actress
  • 1976
    Joey Newman, American film composer
  • 1978
    Mariano Puerta, Argentine tennis player
  • 1985
    Yung Berg, American rapper
  • 1987
    Afrojack, Dutch music producer and DJ

Who died on September 9?

  • 1755
    Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, German historian (b. 1694)
  • 1815
    John Singleton Copley, American painter (b. 1738)
  • 1901
    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter (b. 1864)
  • 1960
    Jussi Björling, Swedish tenor (b. 1911)
  • 1969
    Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)
  • 1981
    Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst (b. 1901)
  • 1984
    Yılmaz Güney, Turkish actor, film director (b. 1937)
  • 1990
    Alexander Men, Russian priest (b. 1930)
  • 1997
    General Sir John Hackett, Australian-British soldier, author (b. 1910)
  • 2008
    Richard Monette, Canadian actor and director (b. 1944)

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