About September 9

September 9, 2022 is the 252nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 113 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 135 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 9

  • 1379
    Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between the Habsburg Dukes Albert III and Leopold III.
  • 1776
    The Continental Congress officially names its new union of sovereign states the United States.
  • 1850
    California is admitted as the thirty-first U.S. state.
  • 1923
    Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, founds the Republican People’s Party.
  • 1924
    Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
  • 1926
    The U.S. National Broadcasting Company is formed.
  • 1939
    Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain’s colonial government.
  • 1939
    World War II: The Battle of Hel begins, the longest-defended pocket of Polish Army resistance during the German invasion of Poland.
  • 1940
    George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.
  • 1945
    Second Sino-Japanese War: Japan formally surrenders to China.
  • 1947
    First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.
  • 1965
    The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is established.
  • 1966
    The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • 1969
    Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collides in flight with a Piper PA-28 and crashes near Fairland, Indiana.
  • 1970
    A British airliner is hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and flown to Dawson’s Field in Jordan.
  • 1972
    In Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park, a Cave Research Foundation exploration and mapping team discovers a link between the Mammoth and Flint Ridge cave systems, making it the longest known cave passageway in the world.
  • 1993
    The Palestine Liberation Organization officially recognizes Israel as a legitimate state.
  • 2001
    At exactly 01:46:40 UTC, the Unix billenium is reached, marking the beginning of the use of 10-digit decimal Unix timestamps.
  • 2004
    2004 Australian embassy bombing: A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.

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