On this day, July 9: List of historical events
On this day July 9: Let’s take a look at the timeline of historical events that took place on this day July 9 in India and around the world respectively. Historical events include the military, science, sports, the arts, birthdays, anniversaries of death and more. Check out what happened today!
On this day, July 9: List of historical events in India
1918 – UG Krishnamurti was born July 9, 1918 in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an Indian speaker who questioned the state of spiritual enlightenment.
1925 – Guru Dutt was born on July 9, 1925 in Padukone (current state of Karnataka) in India. His real name was Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone. He was an Indian director, producer, actor and writer.
1960 – Sangeeta Bijlani was born July 9, 1960. She is a former Indian Bollywood actress. In 1980, she won the Miss India contest. In 1988, she began her Bollywood career with a leading role in Qatil.
1962 – Sukhbir Singh Badal was born July 9, 1962. He is an Indian politician and chairman of Shiromani Akali Dal. From 2009 to 2017, he was Deputy Chief Minister of the Punjab. His father Parkash Singh Badal has served as chief minister of the Punjab on several occasions.
1997 – C. Ramaswamy Mudaliar passed away July 9, 1997. He was also known as C. Ramaswamy. He was an Indian businessman, politician. He was also a member of Loksabha of Kumbakonam.
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Some other notable events that took place on July 9 around the world
National Sugar Cookie Day – It is observed on July 9 to honor the popular and delicious sugar cookie.
1386 – Battle at Sempach in which Swiss defeated Duke Leopold III of Austria.
1536 – Jacques Cartier a French navigator returns from Canada to Saint-Malo.
1672 – William III was inaugurated as viceroy of Holland and Zeeland.
1686 – Anti-French League of Augsburg was signed by Germany, Sweden and Spain.
1755 – Battle of Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) where French troops beat the British.
1762 – Catherine the Great overthrew Peter III July 9, 1762 and begins her reign as Empress of Russia, leading her country to full participation in the political and cultural life of Europe and expanding Russian territory.
1776 – In New York, the declaration of independence is read at George Washington’s troops.
1780 – Denmark declares neutrality which joins the Premier League of armed neutrality to protect navigation.
1789 – Because of French Revolution the National Assembly renames itself the National Constituent Assembly
1790 – Russo-Swedish War: The Second Battle of Svensksund took place in the Baltic Sea in which the Swedish Navy captured a third of the Russian fleet.
1800 – Gardens of Mont Vernon becomes the site of the first summer theater in the United States
1807 – Second Treaty of Tilsit was signed by France, Russia and Prussia
1810 – The Kingdom of Holland was annexed by the Napoleons as part of the First French Empire.
1815 – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord takes office as the first Prime Minister of France.
1816 – The independence was declared by Argentina of Spain at the Congress of Tucuman.
1856 – A Serbo-American inventor and researcher Nikola Tesla was born that day or the next in Smiljan, Croatia. He discovered the rotating magnetic field and the basis of most AC machines.
1868 – First African-American cabinet member in South Carolina, Francis L Cardozo as Secretary of State
1868 – The last reports were Louisiana and South Carolina ratify the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, guaranteeing civil rights.
1877 – First ever Wimbledon tennis championship begins – first official lawn tennis tournament – men’s singles only
1878 – Henri tibbe an American inventor patents an improved design of corn cob pipe.
1900 – The Creation of the Commonwealth of Australia by the British House of Commons
1911 – The first American, Physicist John Archibald Wheeler involved in the theoretical development of the atomic bomb and the origin of the term black hole, was born.
1916 – First cargo submarine to cross the Atlantic arrives in the United States from Germany
1947 – Spain votes for the Francoist monarchy
1953 – First passenger helicopter service (New York)
1955 – E. Frédéric Morrow is the first African-American leader of the United States White House staff
1955 – Strike in Belgium for a 5-day work week
1957 – Discovery of element 102 (Nobelium) announced
1960 – The Thresher, the first in a class of US nuclear-powered attack submarines, has been launched. In 1963, she sank in the worst submarine accident in history.
1972 – Underground nuclear test was carried out by the USSR
1972 – The cease-fire between the Provisional IRA and the British Army ends.
1975 – The The National Assembly of Senegal passes a law that paves the way for a multi-party system.
1979 – Voyager 2 flies over Jupiter
1984 – Yvonne Ryding from Sweden crowned 33rd Miss Universe
1986 – The New Zealand Parliament adopts the bill on the reform of the law on homosexuality legalizing consensual sex between men aged 16 and over.
1991 – “A little night music” opens at the New York State Theater NYC for 7 performances
1991 – South Africa readmitted to the Olympics
1992 – STS 50 space shuttle (Columbia 13) lands
2002 – In Addis-Adaba, Ethiopia, the African Union was created and the first president was Thabo Mbeki, president of South Africa.
2011 – South Sudan gains independence and seceded from Sudan.
2017 – CEO Elon Musk is the first owner of Telsa’s first consumer electric car, the Model 3.
2018 – According to scientists, hot pink is the oldest organic color in the world. It was produced by tiny cyanobacteria in 1.1 billion year old marine shale rocks in the Taoudeni Basin, Mauritania.
So by now you may have learned about the various historical events that took place on July 9th, including birthdays, anniversaries of death, and history.
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