About September 9

September 9, 2020 is the 253rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 113 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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

What Happened On September 9

  • 9
    Arminius’ alliance of six Germanic tribes ambushes and annihilates three Roman legions of Publius Quinctilius Varus in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.
  • 1000
    Battle of Svolder, Viking Age.
  • 1379
    Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between the Habsburg Dukes Albert III and Leopold III.
  • 1493
    Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the invasion by the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1543
    Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling.
  • 1739
    Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britain’s mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina.
  • 1791
    Washington, D.C., the capitol of the United States, is named after President George Washington.
  • 1801
    Alexander I of Russia confirms the privileges of Baltic provinces.
  • 1839
    John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph.
  • 1922
    The Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922 effectively ends with Turkish victory over the Greeks in Smyrna.
  • 1924
    Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
  • 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.
  • 1942
    World War II: A Japanese floatplane drops incendiary bombs on Oregon.
  • 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
    Hurricane Betsy makes its second landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, leaving 76 dead and $1.42 billion ($10–12 billion in 2005 dollars) in damages, becoming the first hurricane to top $1 billion in unadjusted damages.
  • 1966
    The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • 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.
  • 1990
    1990 Batticaloa massacre, massacre of 184 minority Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan Army in the eastern Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka.

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