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
Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling.
Alexander I of Russia confirms the privileges of Baltic provinces.
Crimean War: The Siege of Sevastopol comes to an end when Russian forces abandon the city.
American Civil War: The Union Army enters Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, founds the Republican People’s Party.
Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain’s colonial government.
World War II: The Allies land at Salerno and Taranto, Italy.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is established.
Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collides in flight with a Piper PA-28 and crashes near Fairland, Indiana.
Tajikstan gains independence from the Soviet Union.
Who were born on September 9?
Miriam Licette, English operatic soprano (d. 1969)
Gottfried Dienst, Swiss football referee (d. 1998)
Hans Georg Dehmelt, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
Frank Lucas, Drug Lord
Freddy Weller, American singer-songwriter
Julia Sawalha, English actress
Joey Newman, American film composer
Mariano Puerta, Argentine tennis player
Yung Berg, American rapper
Afrojack, Dutch music producer and DJ
Who died on September 9?
Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, German historian (b. 1694)
John Singleton Copley, American painter (b. 1738)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter (b. 1864)
Jussi Björling, Swedish tenor (b. 1911)
Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)
Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst (b. 1901)
Yılmaz Güney, Turkish actor, film director (b. 1937)
Alexander Men, Russian priest (b. 1930)
General Sir John Hackett, Australian-British soldier, author (b. 1910)
Richard Monette, Canadian actor and director (b. 1944)
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