About November 9

November 9, 2021 is the 313th 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

  • 694
    Egica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims, sentencing all Jews to slavery.
  • 1313
    Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.
  • 1697
    Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • 1791
    Foundation of the Dublin Society of United Irishmen.
  • 1793
    William Carey reaches the Hooghly River.
  • 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.
  • 1848
    Robert Blum, a German revolutionary, is executed in Vienna.
  • 1851
    Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
  • 1861
    The first documented football match in Canada is played at University College, University of Toronto.
  • 1867
    Tokugawa Shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the Meiji Restoration.
  • 1872
    The Great Boston Fire of 1872.
  • 1888
    Jack the Ripper kills Mary Jane Kelly, his last known victim.
  • 1935
    The Congress of Industrial Organizations is founded in Atlantic City, New Jersey by eight trade unions belonging to the American Federation of Labor.
  • 1937
    Japanese troops take control of Shanghai, China.
  • 1938
    Nazi German diplomat Ernst vom Rath dies from the fatal gunshot wounds of Jewish resistance fighter Herschel Grynszpan, an act which the Nazis used as an excuse to instigate the 1938 national pogrom, also known as Kristallnacht.
  • 1940
    Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  • 1947
    India forcibly annexes Junagadh from Pakistan.
  • 1960
    Robert McNamara is named president of Ford Motor Co., the first non-Ford to serve in that post. A month later, he quit to join the newly-elected John F. Kennedy administration.
  • 1967
    Apollo program: NASA launches the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft atop the first Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy, Florida.

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