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What Happened on April 9th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 The Palm Sunday church bombings at Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt, take place.
2017 After refusing to give up his seat on an overbooked United Express flight, Dr. David Dao Duy Anh is forcibly dragged off the flight by aviation security officers, leading to major criticism of United Airlines.
2014 A student stabs 20 people at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.
2013 A 6.1–magnitude earthquake strikes Iran killing 32 people and injuring over 850 people.
2013 At least 13 people are killed and another three injured after a man goes on a spree shooting in the Serbian village of Velika Ivanča.
2009 In Tbilisi, Georgia, up to 60,000 people protest against the government of Mikheil Saakashvili.
2003 Iraq War: Baghdad falls to American forces.
1992 A U.S. Federal Court finds former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drug and racketeering charges. He is sentenced to 30 years in prison.
1991 Georgia declares independence from the Soviet Union.
1990 An IRA bombing in County Down, Northern Ireland, kills three members of the UDR.
1990 The Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement is signed for 180,000 square kilometres (69,000 sq mi) in the Mackenzie Valley of the western Arctic.
1989 Tbilisi massacre: An anti-Soviet peaceful demonstration and hunger strike in Tbilisi, demanding restoration of Georgian independence, is dispersed by the Soviet Army, resulting in 20 deaths and hundreds of injuries.
1981 The U.S. Navy nuclear submarine USS George Washington accidentally collides with the Nissho Maru, a Japanese cargo ship, sinking it and killing two Japanese sailors.
1980 The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein kills philosopher Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and his sister Bint al-Huda after three days of torture.
1969 The first British-built Concorde 002 makes its maiden flight from Filton to RAF Fairford.
1967 The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight.
1960 Dr. Hendrik Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa and architect of apartheid, narrowly survives an assassination attempt by a white farmer, David Pratt in Johannesburg.
1959 Project Mercury: NASA announces the selection of the United States' first seven astronauts, whom the news media quickly dub the "Mercury Seven".
1957 The Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping following the Suez Crisis.
1952 Hugo Ballivián's government is overthrown by the Bolivian National Revolution, starting a period of agrarian reform, universal suffrage and the nationalization of tin mines
1948 Jorge Eliécer Gaitán's assassination provokes a violent riot in Bogotá (the Bogotazo), and a further ten years of violence in Colombia.
1948 Fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin near Jerusalem, killing over 100.
1947 The Glazier–Higgins–Woodward tornadoes kill 181 and injure 970 in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
1947 The Journey of Reconciliation, the first interracial Freedom Ride begins through the upper South in violation of Jim Crow laws. The riders wanted enforcement of the United States Supreme Court's 1946 Irene Morgan decision that banned racial segregation in interstate travel.
1947 United Nations Security Council Resolution 22 relating to Corfu Channel incident is adopted.
1945 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor and anti-Nazi dissident, is executed by the Nazi regime.
1945 World War II: The German heavy cruiser Admiral Scheer is sunk by the Royal Air Force.
1945 World War II: The Battle of Königsberg, in East Prussia, ends.
1945 The United States Atomic Energy Commission is formed.
1942 World War II: The Battle of Bataan ends. An Indian Ocean raid by Japan's 1st Air Fleet sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes and the Australian destroyer HMAS Vampire.
1940 World War II: Operation Weserübung: Germany invades Denmark and Norway.
1940 Vidkun Quisling seizes power in Norway.
1939 African-American singer Marian Anderson gives a concert at the Lincoln Memorial after being denied the use of Constitution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
1937 The Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in London. It is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe.
1918 World War I: The Battle of the Lys: The Portuguese Expeditionary Corps is crushed by the German forces during what is called the Spring Offensive on the Belgian region of Flanders.
1917 World War I: The Battle of Arras: The battle begins with Canadian Corps executing a massive assault on Vimy Ridge.
1909 The U.S. Congress passes the Payne–Aldrich Tariff Act.
1865 American Civil War: Robert E. Lee surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia (26,765 troops) to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, effectively ending the war.
1860 On his phonautograph machine, Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville makes the oldest known recording of an audible human voice.
1784 The Treaty of Paris, ratified by the United States Congress on January 14, 1784, is ratified by King George III of the Kingdom of Great Britain, ending the American Revolutionary War. Copies of the ratified documents are exchanged on May 12, 1784.
1682 Robert Cavelier de La Salle discovers the mouth of the Mississippi River, claims it for France and names it Louisiana.
1609 Eighty Years' War: Spain and the Dutch Republic sign the Treaty of Antwerp to initiate twelve years of truce.
1609 Philip III of Spain issues the decree of the "Expulsion of the Moriscos".
1454 The Treaty of Lodi is signed, establishing a balance of power among northern Italian city-states for almost 50 years.
1388 Despite being outnumbered 16 to 1, forces of the Old Swiss Confederacy are victorious over the Archduchy of Austria in the Battle of Näfels.
1288 Mongol invasions of Vietnam: Yuan forces are defeated by Trần forces in the Battle of Bach Dang in present-day northern Vietnam.
1241 Battle of Liegnitz: Mongol forces defeat the Polish and German armies.
537 Siege of Rome: The Byzantine general Belisarius receives his promised reinforcements, 1,600 cavalry, mostly of Hunnic or Slavic origin and expert bowmen. He starts, despite shortages, raids against the Gothic camps and Vitiges is forced into a stalemate.
475 Byzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.
193 The distinguished soldier Septimius Severus is proclaimed emperor by the army in Illyricum.
Famous People Born on April 9

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Year Name
1992 Joshua Ledet, American singer
1948 Tito Gómez, Puerto Rican salsa singer (d. 2007)
1960 Jaak Aab, Estonian educator and politician, Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia
1624 Henrik Rysensteen, Dutch military engineer (d. 1679)
1954 Iain Duncan Smith, British soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
1971 Peter Canavan, Irish footballer and manager
1821 Charles Baudelaire, French poet and critic (d. 1867)
1883 Frank King, American cartoonist (d. 1969)
1970 Chorão, Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
1962 Ihor Podolchak, Ukrainian director, producer, and screenwriter
Famous People Deaths On April 9

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Date Name
1999 Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, Nigerien general and politician, President of Niger (b. 1949)
1991 Forrest Towns, American hurdler and coach (b. 1914)
1936 Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1855)
1961 Zog I of Albania (b. 1895)
2003 Jerry Bittle, American cartoonist (b. 1949)
1693 Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French author (b. 1618)
1761 William Law, English priest and theologian (b. 1686)
1024 Benedict VIII, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 980)
2014 Gil Askey, American trumpet player, composer, and producer (b. 1925)
1561 Jean Quintin, French priest, knight and writer (b. 1500)