Historical Events on October 9, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on October 9th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Turkey begins its military offensive in north-eastern Syria.
2016 The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army launches its first attack on Myanmar security forces along the Bangladesh–Myanmar border.
2012 Pakistani Taliban attempt to assassinate outspoken schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai.
2009 First lunar impact of NASA's Lunar Precursor Robotic Program.
2007 The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its all-time high of 14,164 points before rapidly declining due to the 2007-2008 financial crises.
2006 North Korea conducts its first nuclear test.
1995 An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.
1992 The Peekskill meteorite, a 27.7 pounds (12.6 kg) meteorite crashed into a parked car in Peekskill, New York
1986 The Phantom of the Opera, eventually the second longest running musical in London, opens at Her Majesty's Theatre.
1986 Fox Broadcasting Company (FBC) launches as the "fourth" US television network.
1984 The popular children's television show Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends, based on The Railway Series by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry, premieres on ITV.
1983 South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan survives an assassination attempt in Rangoon, Burma (present-day Yangon, Myanmar), but the blast kills 21 and injures 17 others.
1981 President François Mitterrand abolishes capital punishment in France.
1980 Pope John Paul II greets the Dalai Lama during a private audience in Vatican City.
1970 The Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia.
1969 In Chicago, the National Guard is called in as demonstrations continue over the trial of the "Chicago Eight".
1967 A day after his capture, Ernesto "Che" Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
1966 Vietnam War: the Republic of Korea Army commits the Binh Tai Massacre.
1963 In Italy, a large landslide causes a giant wave to overtop the Vajont Dam, killing over 2,000.
1962 Uganda becomes an independent Commonwealth realm.
1950 The Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre in Korea begins.
1942 Australia's Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942 receives royal assent.
1941 A coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.
1937 Murder of 9 Catholic priests in Zhengding, China, who protected the local population from the advancing Japanese army.
1936 Boulder Dam (later Hoover Dam) begins to generate electricity and transmit it to Los Angeles.
1934 An Ustashe assassin kills King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France, in Marseille.
1919 The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series, resulting in the Black Sox Scandal.
1918 The Finnish Parliament offers to Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse the throne of a short-lived Kingdom of Finland.
1914 World War I: The Siege of Antwerp comes to an end.
1913 The steamship SS Volturno catches fire in the mid-Atlantic.
1911 An accidental bomb explosion triggers the Wuchang Uprising against the Qing dynasty, beginning the Xinhai Revolution.
1900 The Cook Islands become a territory of the United Kingdom.
1874 The Universal Postal Union is created by the Treaty of Bern.
1873 A meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.
1864 American Civil War: Union cavalrymen defeat Confederate forces at Toms Brook, Virginia.
1861 American Civil War: Union troops repel a Confederate attempt to capture Fort Pickens at the Battle of Santa Rosa Island.
1854 Crimean War: The siege of Sevastopol begins.
1847 Slavery is abolished in the Swedish colony of Saint Barthélemy.
1834 Opening of the Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway on the island of Ireland.
1831 Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first head of state of the Kingdom of Greece, is assassinated.
1825 Restauration arrives in New York Harbor from Norway, the first organized immigration from Norway to the United States.
1820 Guayaquil declares independence from Spain.
1812 War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia.
1806 Prussia begins the War of the Fourth Coalition against France.
1804 Hobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded.
1799 HMS Lutine sinks with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth £1,200,000.
1790 A severe earthquake in northern Algeria causes severe damage and a tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea and kills three thousand.
1760 Seven Years' War: Russian and Austrian troops briefly occupy Berlin.
1740 Dutch colonists and Javanese natives begin a massacre of the ethnic Chinese population in Batavia, eventually killing at least 10,000.
1708 Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya.
1701 The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook.
1635 Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony after religious and policy disagreements.
1604 Kepler's Supernova is the most recent supernova to be observed within the Milky Way.
1594 Troops of the Portuguese Empire are defeated on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
1446 The Hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
1410 The first known mention of the Prague astronomical clock.
1238 James I of Aragon founds the Kingdom of Valencia.
768 Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned kings of the Franks.
Famous People Born on October 9

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Year Name
1948 Jackson Browne, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1976 Nick Swardson, American actor and comedian
1958 Mike Singletary, American football player and coach
1906 J. R. Eyerman, American photographer and journalist (d. 1985)
1859 Alfred Dreyfus, French colonel (d. 1935)
1945 Amjad Ali Khan, Indian classical Sarod player
1967 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canadian tennis player
1966 David Cameron, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1957 Don Garber, American businessman
1983 Jang Mi-ran, South Korean weightlifter
Famous People Deaths On October 9

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Date Name
1900 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Austrian composer and conductor (b. 1843)
1940 Wilfred Grenfell, English-American physician and missionary (b. 1865)
1937 Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (b. 1868)
1969 Don Hoak, American baseball player (b. 1928)
1996 Walter Kerr, American author, composer, and critic (b. 1913)
2013 Solomon Lar, Nigerian educator and politician, 4th Governor of Plateau State (b. 1933)
2014 Boris Buzančić, Croatian actor and politician, 47th Mayor of Zagreb (b. 1929)
1619 Joseph Pardo, Italian rabbi and merchant (b. 1561)
1988 Felix Wankel, German engineer, invented the Wankel engine (b. 1902)
2015 Ray Duncan, American businessman (b. 1930)