Historical Events on May 9, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on May 9th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Russo-Ukrainian War: United States President Joe Biden signs the 2022 Lend-Lease Act into law, a rebooted World War II-era policy expediting American equipment to Ukraine and other Eastern European countries.
2020 The COVID-19 recession causes the U.S. unemployment rate to hit 14.9 percent, its worst rate since the Great Depression.
2018 The historic defeat for Barisan Nasional, the governing coalition of Malaysia since the country's independence in 1957 in 2018 Malaysian general election.
2002 The 38-day stand-off in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem comes to an end when the Palestinians inside agree to have 13 suspected terrorists among them deported to several different countries.
2001 In Ghana, 129 football fans die in what became known as the Accra Sports Stadium disaster. The deaths are caused by a stampede (caused by the firing of tear gas by police personnel at the stadium) that followed a controversial decision by the referee.
1992 Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the First Nagorno-Karabakh War.
1992 Westray Mine disaster kills 26 workers in Nova Scotia, Canada.
1988 New Parliament House, Canberra officially opens.
1987 LOT Flight 5055 Tadeusz Kościuszko crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing all 183 people on board.
1980 In Florida, United States, Liberian freighter MV Summit Venture collides with the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay, making a 1,400-ft. section of the southbound span collapse. Thirty-five people in six cars and a Greyhound bus fall 150 ft. into the water and die.
1980 In Norco, California, United States, five masked gunmen hold up a Security Pacific bank, leading to a violent shoot-out and one of the largest pursuits in California history. Two of the gunmen and one police officer are killed and thirty-three police and civilian vehicles are destroyed in the chase.
1979 Iranian Jewish businessman Habib Elghanian is executed by firing squad in Tehran, prompting the mass exodus of the once 100,000-strong Jewish community of Iran.
1974 Watergate scandal: The United States House Committee on the Judiciary opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon.
1969 Carlos Lamarca leads the first urban guerrilla action against the military dictatorship of Brazil in São Paulo, by robbing two banks.
1960 The Food and Drug Administration announces it will approve birth control as an additional indication for Searle's Enovid, making Enovid the world's first approved oral contraceptive pill.
1955 Cold War: West Germany joins NATO.
1950 Robert Schuman presents the "Schuman Declaration", considered by some to be the beginning of the creation of what is now the European Union.
1948 Czechoslovakia's Ninth-of-May Constitution comes into effect.
1946 King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy abdicates and is succeeded by Umberto II.
1945 World War II: The final German Instrument of Surrender is signed at the Soviet headquarters in Berlin-Karlshorst.
1942 The Holocaust in Ukraine: The SS executes 588 Jewish residents of the Podolian town of Zinkiv (Khmelnytska oblast. The Zoludek Ghetto (in Belarus) is destroyed and all its inhabitants executed or deported.
1941 World War II: The German submarine U-110 is captured by the Royal Navy. On board is the latest Enigma machine which Allied cryptographers later use to break coded German messages.
1936 Italy formally annexes Ethiopia after taking the capital Addis Ababa on May 5.
1927 The Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia, officially opens.
1926 Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd's diary appears to cast some doubt on the claim.)
1920 Polish–Soviet War: The Polish army under General Edward Rydz-Śmigły celebrates its capture of Kiev with a victory parade on Khreshchatyk.
1918 World War I: Germany repels Britain's second attempt to blockade the port of Ostend, Belgium.
1915 World War I: Second Battle of Artois between German and French forces.
1901 Australia opens its first national parliament in Melbourne.
1877 Mihail Kogălniceanu reads, in the Chamber of Deputies, the Declaration of Independence of Romania. The date will become recognised as the Independence Day of Romania.
1873 Der Krach: The Vienna stock exchange crash heralds the Long Depression.
1865 American Civil War: Nathan Bedford Forrest surrenders his forces at Gainesville, Alabama.
1865 American Civil War: President Andrew Johnson issues a proclamation ending belligerent rights of the rebels and enjoining foreign nations to intern or expel Confederate ships.
1864 Second Schleswig War: The Danish navy defeats the Austrian and Prussian fleets in the Battle of Heligoland.
1726 Five men arrested during a raid on Mother Clap's molly house in London are executed at Tyburn.
1671 Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal England's Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.
1662 The figure who later became Mr. Punch makes his first recorded appearance in England.
1540 Hernando de Alarcón sets sail on an expedition to the Gulf of California.
1450 'Abd al-Latif (Timurid monarch) is assassinated.
1386 England and Portugal formally ratify their alliance with the signing of the Treaty of Windsor, making it the oldest diplomatic alliance in the world which is still in force.
1009 Lombard Revolt: Lombard forces led by Melus revolt in Bari against the Byzantine Catepanate of Italy.
328 Athanasius is elected Patriarch of Alexandria.
Famous People Born on May 9

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Year Name
1951 Alley Mills, American actress
1921 Sophie Scholl, German activist (d. 1943)
1968 Graham Harman, American philosopher and academic
1944 Richie Furay, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1893 William Moulton Marston, American psychologist and author (d. 1947)
1945 Gamal El-Ghitani, Egyptian journalist and author (d. 2015)
1963 Joe Cirella, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
1970 Doug Christie, American basketball player
1918 Mike Wallace, American journalist, media personality and one-time game show host (d. 2012)
1977 Svein Tuft, Canadian cyclist
Famous People Deaths On May 9

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Date Name
1931 Albert Abraham Michelson, German-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
1915 François Faber, Luxembourgian-French cyclist and soldier (b. 1887)
1329 John Drokensford, Bishop of Bath and Wells
1993 Penelope Gilliatt, English novelist, short story writer, and critic (b. 1932)
1315 Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1282)
2008 Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1929)
1443 Niccolò Albergati, Italian Cardinal and diplomat (b. 1373)
1998 Alice Faye, American actress and singer (b. 1915)
1997 Rawya Ateya, Egyptian captain and politician (b. 1926)
1959 Bhaurao Patil, Indian activist and educator (b. 1887)