About November 9

November 9, 2024 is the 314th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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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 81 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 9

  • 1282
    Pope Martin IV excommunicates King Peter III of Aragon.
  • 1313
    Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.
  • 1456
    Ulrich II of Celje (Slovene: Ulrik Celjski, German Ulrich von Cilli, Hungarian: Cillei Ulrik), last prince of Celje principality, is assassinated in Belgrade.
  • 1492
    Peace of Etaples between Henry VII and Charles VIII.
  • 1520
    More than 50 people are sentenced and executed in the Stockholm Bloodbath
  • 1620
    Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
  • 1729
    Spain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Seville.
  • 1791
    Foundation of the Dublin Society of United Irishmen.
  • 1793
    William Carey reaches the Hooghly River.
  • 1851
    Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1914
    SMS Emden sunk by HMAS Sydney in the Battle of Cocos.
  • 1940
    Warsaw is awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  • 1947
    India forcibly annexes Junagadh from Pakistan.
  • 1963
    At Miike coal mine, Miike, Japan, an explosion kills 458, and hospitalises 839 with carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • 1965
    Catholic Worker member Roger Allen LaPorte, protesting against the Vietnam War, sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building.
  • 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.
  • 1994
    The chemical element Darmstadtium is discovered.

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