09 July In History - What Happened On This Day

According to Gregory calendar, on July 09, the day number in a year is 190 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 191. July 09 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 09 July in the World ⚡

455Roman military commander Avitus was proclaimed Emperor of theWestern Roman Empire.
869An estimated magnitude 8.6 Ms earthquake and subsequent tsunamistruck the area around Sendai, Japan, leaving sand deposits up to 4 km(2.5 mi) inland.
1572Nineteen Catholic friars and clerics were hanged in Gorkumduring the 16th century religious wars in the Low Countries.
1745War of the Austrian Succession-The French victory in the Battle of Melle made their subsequent capture of Ghent possible.
1755British General Edward Braddock was seriously wounded during the French and Indian War.
1766British Premier Rockinghouse resigned.
1780Denmark declared neutrality.
1790Russo-Swedish War-During the Second Battle of Svensksund inthe Baltic Sea, the Swedish Navy captured one third of the Russianfleet.
1793The Act Against Slavery was passed in Upper Canada.
1805Muhammad Ali Pasha found his dynasty in Egypt.
1810Napoleon captured the kingdom of Holland.
1811British explorer David Thompson posted a notice at the confluence of the Columbia and Snake Rivers (in modern Washington state, US), claiming the area for Great Britain.
1815The first natural gas well was discovered in the US.
1815Charles Maurice the Talleyrand Perigord, Prince of Banvant was elected Prime Minister of France.
1816The South American country Argentina gained independence from Spain.
1816The United Provinces of South America declared their independence from Spain.
1842Notary stamp law approved.
1850Following Zachary Taylor's death, Millard Fillmore becamePresident of the United States, the last member of the Whig Party tohold that office.
18521100 under-construction sites in Montreal city of Canada were gutted by the terrible fire.
1852Fire destroyed 1,100 construction sites in Montreal Canada.
1868The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution,including the Citizenship Clause and the Equal Protection Clause, wasratified by the minimum required twenty-eight U.S. states.
1868The Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution was approved.
1875Bombay Stock Exchange was established. It was the first stock exchange in the country.
1877The inaugural Wimbledon Championship, the oldest tennistournament in the world, opened.
1877The first Wimbledon tennis competition was held.
1896Politician William Jennings Bryan made his Cross of Gold speechadvocating bimetallism, considered one of the greatest politicalspeeches in American history.
1900Queen Victoria gave her Royal Assent to an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, ratifying the Constitution of Australia.
1903Joseph Stalin was exiled to Siberia. Joseph Stalin later became the leader of Soviet Union. He was a socialist. He was also among the Bolshevik leaders during the revolution. The Stalin was one of the major leaders who helped in spreading socialism.
1922Johnny Weissmuller swam the 100-meter freestyle in 58.6seconds, breaking a world swimming record and the 'minute barrier.'
1932The Brazilian Federal Government was revolted the state of Sao Paulo. This started constitutionalist revolution in Brazil. This event was occurred when Getúlio Vargas forcibly declared himself as President of Brazil. The locals of state revolted against this and thus start a constitutionalist revolution.
1943An amphibious attack was performed by allied forces on Sicily. This operation was known as operation husky. This event occurred during 2nd world war. The allied forces invaded the Italian city Sicily which was under control of Axis forces. It was a major amphibious and airborne campaign.
1944Forces of Britain and Canada captured Caen, a city in France during 2nd world war. The city was controlled by Nazi Germans after the invasion of France. The battle was known as Battle of Normandy.
1944Saipan was taken under control by US. This event occurred during 2nd world war. The Saipan Island of marina island groups was captured by Japanese forces. US allied with Canada together started campaign to take over the Islands.
1944The battle of Tali-Ihantala ended. The battle was won by Finland against soviets. This war was fought during 2nd world war. It was the largest battle ever fought in northern part of Europe. Finnish forces succeed in stopping soviet forces to enter through Finland. The Finland was supported by Germany.
1944Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose ji accepted the leadership of Azad Hind Fauj to make India independent from British rule.
1944America won the battle of Saipan in victory.
1951India's first five-year plan, 1951-56 began.
1958A 516 m (1,693 ft) high megatsunami, the highest everrecorded, struck Lituya Bay, Alaska, US.
1962United States conducted starfish prime nuclear test. It was a high altitude nuclear test conducted by US in series of nuclear test. The explosion occurred 400 km above the ground. It was also considered as a higher space nuclear test. The flames were seen in a large area of about 1450 km.
1962In a seminal moment for pop art, Andy Warhol's Campbell's SoupCans exhibition opened at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles.
1969The lion was chosen as the national animal of the country by the Wildlife Board.
1972The Soviet Union conducted underground nuclear tests.
1981Donkey Kong game was released by Nintendo. It was a video game designed by Nintendo. It became very famous and was listed in the best video games those times. The Donkey Kong video game was an arcade, character played game which was later developed into Mario. It has a storyline game play.
1981Nintendo released the arcade game Donkey Kong, which featured the debut of Mario, one of the most famous characters in video game history.
1986Homosexuality was legalized in New Zealand. The homosexual reform law act was passed by parliament of New Zealand. The law was applicable to the persons who were aged 16 or older. The decision became point of discussion worldwide.
1991South Africa was allowed to participate in the Olympic Games again.
1995Sri Lankan Civil War-After having advised civilians to takeshelter in places of worship, the Sri Lanka Air Force bombed a church in Navaly, killing at least 125 people.
2002Establishment of African Union in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. South African President Thabo Mbeki became its first president.
2006At least 122 people died after the crash of the Shibir Airlines A310 on the runway of Siberia's Irkutsk Airport.
2008Under the belief that Israel and the United States wereplanning to attack its nuclear programme, Iran conducted the GreatProphet III missile test and war games exercise.
2011South Sudan declared independence and split away from Sudan. It is a landlocked country situated in northeastern Africa. Juba is the largest city in the country and also its capital. Nowadays the country is going through civil war and political change.
2011The Sudan of Africa split into two. The southern part became the Republic of South Sudan.

Important Historical Events of 09 July in India ⚡

1755British General Edward Braddock was seriously wounded during the French and Indian War.
1944Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose ji accepted the leadership of Azad Hind Fauj to make India independent from British rule.
1951India's first five-year plan, 1951-56 began.

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