About July 9

July 9, 2022 is the 190th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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Cancer is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 197 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 9

  • 1357
    Emperor Charles IV assists in laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.
  • 1701
    War of the Spanish Succession: Austrians defeat France in the Battle of Carpi.
  • 1745
    War of the Austrian Succession: French victory in the Battle of Melle allows them to capture Ghent in the days after.
  • 1815
    Talleyrand becomes the first Prime Minister of France.
  • 1821
    470 prominent Cypriots including Archbishop Kyprianos are executed in response to Cypriot aid to the Greek War of Independence
  • 1850
    U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies and Millard Fillmore becomes the 13th President of the United States.
  • 1868
    The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law.
  • 1875
    Outbreak of the Herzegovina Uprising against Ottoman rule, which would last until 1878 and have far-reaching implications throughout the Balkans
  • 1900
    Boxer Rebellion: The Governor of Shanxi province in North China orders the execution of 45 foreign Christian missionaries and local church members, including children.
  • 1944
    World War II: Battle of Normandy – British and Canadian forces capture Caen, France.
  • 1944
    World War II: Battle of Saipan – American forces take Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
  • 1944
    World War II: Battle of Tali-Ihantala – Finland wins the Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in northern Europe. The Red Army withdraws its troops from Ihantala and digs into defensive position, thus ending the Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive.
  • 1955
    The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London.
  • 1962
    Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans exhibition opens at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles.
  • 1962
    The Starfish Prime high-altitude nuclear test is conducted by the United States of America.
  • 1972
    The Troubles: In Belfast, British Army snipers shoot five civilians dead in the Springhill Massacre.
  • 1979
    A car bomb destroys a Renault motor car owned by famed “Nazi hunters” Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France. A note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility.
  • 1982
    Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana killing all 145 people on board and eight others on the ground.
  • 1986
    The New Zealand Parliament passes the Homosexual Law Reform Act legalising homosexuality in New Zealand.
  • 2011
    South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.

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