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.
  • 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.
  • 1697
    Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • 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.
  • 1822
    The Action of 9 November 1822 between USS Alligator and a squadron of piratical schooners off the coast of Cuba.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1913
    The Great Lakes Storm of 1913, the most destructive natural disaster ever to hit the lakes, destroys 19 ships and kills more than 250 people.
  • 1917
    Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.
  • 1923
    In Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
  • 1963
    At Miike coal mine, Miike, Japan, an explosion kills 458, and hospitalises 839 with carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • 1993
    Stari most, the “old bridge” in Bosnian Mostar built in 1566, collapses after several days of bombing.
  • 2005
    The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • 2007
    The German Bundestag passes the controversial data retention bill mandating storage of citizens’ telecommunications traffic data for six months without probable cause.

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