October 09 in History – What happened on 09 October in Past

09 October - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on October 09, the day number in a year is 282 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 283. October 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.

October 09 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1446The Korean Hangal alphabet was first published in Korea.
1514Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII of England, became queen consort of France.
1701The Collegiate School of Connecticut, later renamed YaleUniversity, was chartered in Old Saycbrook, Connecticut, US.
1701Yale University was established in New Haven.
1708Great Northern War-Russia defeated Sweden at the Battle ofLesnaya on the Russian–Polish border in present-day Belarus.
1708The world-famous battle of Sweden and Russia, known as the Deniper, ended with the defeat of Sweden.
1740Dutch Governor General Adrienne Valkenier allowed the killing of 8,000 Chinese residents of Batavia.
1771The merchant ship Whowa Maria sank near the coast of Finland.
1806Battle of Schles: The First Conflict of Franco-Prussian. The Prussian army was easily defeated by the French army.
1812During the War of 1812, US naval forces under Lieutenant Jesse Duncan Elliott captured two British warships, HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia.
1831Ioannis Kapodistrias, the Greek head of state, was assassinatedin Nafplion.
1845Anglican priest John Henry Newman, who wished to return theChurch of England to many Catholic beliefs, was formally received intothe Roman Catholic Church.
1874The Universal Postal Union, then known as the General PostalUnion, was established with the signing of the Treaty of Bern to unifydisparate postal services and regulations so that international mailcould be exchanged freely.
187422 countries signed a treaty in Bern, Switzerland for the movement of letters between all countries and the formation of the General Postal Union. Since then, October 9 started celebrating as World Post Day.
1876Scottish scientist Alexander Graham Bell and his colleague Thomas Watson first had a long telephone conversation. There was a distance of two miles between the two.
1888The Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., at the time theworld's tallest building, officially opened to the general public.
1913The ocean liner SS Volturno caught fire in the middle of agale in the North Atlantic, burned, and sank, resulting in about 130deaths.
1914World War I-Belgian troops in Antwerp surrendered, allowingthe German army to capture the city.
1919In Major League Baseball, the Cincinnati Reds won the WorldSeries, five games to three, over the Chicago White Sox, whose playerswere later found to have lost intentionally.
1930Laura Ingalls, the first female pilot in the US, landed in Glendale, California after completing an intercontinental flight alone.
1945Famous Indian sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan was born.
1946The first electric blanket went on sale in Pittsburgh, Virginia.
1949The first governor of independent India, C. Rajagopalachari, officially inaugurated the territorial army.
1953The British Government suspended the Guyana Constitution.
1963A landslide displaced large amounts of water from the Vajont Dam in northern Italy, causing waves and floods that quickly swept away several villages and killed almost 2,000 people.
1970The Khmer Republic, headed by General Lon Nol and Prince Sisowath Sirik Matak, was proclaimed in Cambodia.
1976International direct dialing service between Bombay (Mumbai now) and London.
1983With the employment rate having increased for a number of months, many are hoping that the last month’s figures are a turning point at 9.3%. The highest national rate recorded was in December at 10.8%. This has been the highest in 42 years.
1983South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan survived an assassinationattempt in Rangoon, Burma.
1986The Phantom of the Opera, a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webbercurrently the longest-running Broadway show in history, opened inLondon's West End.
1998The National Assembly of Pakistan approved the Islamic Sharia law as the country's highest law.
2004Afghanistan held its first democratic election with an estimated 75 percent of the country's registered voters’ casting votes.
2005Together, Anglican and Catholic leaders have put forth their worries regarding euthanasia as the House of Lords prepares for argument on legislature.
2005The launch of the European satellite \ 'Cryoset \' failed.
2006Google announced the acquisition of YouTube.
2006North Korea reportedly conducted ICT's first nuclear device test.
2008North Korea has prohibited ships from sailing into an area of the Yellow Sea as it prepares to launch 10 short-range missiles.
2009India strategizes a new assault against Maoist Naxalite rebels functioning in various parts of the country.
2009The US space agency NASA launched the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing satellite LCROSS.
2010A senior Taliban commander along with two other revolutionaries was killed in a firefight with NATO and Afghan forces in the Murghab district.
2011An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits the southern coast of El Hierro in the southwestern Canary Islands of Spain. The earthquake was apparently caused by rising magma, which has enforced evacuations because of the fears of a looming volcanic eruption, which last happened on El Hierro in 1793.
2012Around 25,000 people protest in Athens because German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Greece.
2012Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was shot at by a Talibangunman in a failed assassination attempt.
2013Juno flies by Earth on its way to orbit Jupiter, but suffers a glitch during the fly-by that puts it in safe mode.
2014The U.S. stock market decreases sharply, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average each sinking by about 2 percent.



Famous Birthdays of October 09:

YearName / Profession / Country
1955Peter Saville / Director / United Kingdom
1883Maria Filotti / Actress / Greece
1950Jody Williams / Activist / United States of America
1922Olga Guillot / Singer / United States of America
1996Bella Hadid / Model / United States of America
1914Edward Andrews / Actor / United States of America
1920Jason Wingreen / Actor / United States of America
1909Donald Coggan / Bishop / United Kingdom
1898Joe Sewell / Baseball Player / United States of America
1976William Alexander / Author / United States of America
1987Samantha Murray / Tennis Player / United Kingdom
1985Chris Jones / Footballer / United Kingdom
1943Mike Peters / Cartoonist / United States of America
1975Sean Lennon / Actor / United States of America
1964Guillermo del Toro / Producer / United States of America
1962Hugh Robertson / Politician / United Kingdom
1933Peter Mansfield / Academic / United Kingdom
1976Lee Peacock / Footballer / Scotland
1975Haylie Ecker / Violinist / Australia
1962Jorge Burruchaga / Footballer / Argentina
1845Carl Gustav Thulin / Shipowner / Sweden
1899Bruce Catton / Author / United States of America
1926Danièle Delorme / Actress / France
1988David Tyrrell / Rugby Player / Australia
1944Nona Hendryx / Writer / United States of America
1938Heinz Fischer / Politician / Austria
1935Don McCullin / Journalist / United Kingdom
1973Fabio Lione / Writer / Italy
1932Robert McBain / Actor / United Kingdom
1970Kenny Anderson / Basketball Player / United States of America

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