About November 9

November 9, 2021 is the 313rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Scorpio is the sun 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 84 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 9

  • 1313
    Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.
  • 1330
    Battle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush
  • 1520
    More than 50 people are sentenced and executed in the Stockholm Bloodbath
  • 1688
    The Glorious Revolution: William of Orange captures Exeter.
  • 1720
    The synagogue of Yehudah he-Hasid is burned down by Arab creditors, leading to the expulsion of the Ashkenazim from Jerusalem.
  • 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.
  • 1799
    Napoleon Bonaparte leads the Coup d'état of 18 Brumaire ending the Directory government, and becoming one of its three Consuls (Consulate Government).
  • 1822
    The Action of 9 November 1822 between USS Alligator and a squadron of piratical schooners off the coast of Cuba.
  • 1867
    Tokugawa Shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the Meiji Restoration.
  • 1887
    The United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
  • 1888
    Jack the Ripper kills Mary Jane Kelly, his last known victim.
  • 1907
    The Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
  • 1914
    SMS Emden sunk by HMAS Sydney in the Battle of Cocos.
  • 1937
    Japanese troops take control of Shanghai, China.
  • 1940
    Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  • 1965
    Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.
  • 1967
    Apollo program: NASA launches the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft atop the first Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy, Florida.
  • 1979
    Nuclear false alarm: the NORAD computers and the Alternate National Military Command Center in Fort Ritchie, Maryland detected purported massive Soviet nuclear strike. After reviewing the raw data from satellites and checking the early warning radars, the alert is cancelled.
  • 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.

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