September 9 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Knabenschiessen
Switzerland (Zurich) Observance
Children´s Day
Costa rica Observance
European Heritage Days (Day of the Open Monument)
Germany Observance
Day of the Homeland
Germany Observance
Day of the Victims of Holocaust and of racial violence
Slovakia Observance
National Grandparents Day
United states Observance
California Admission Day
United states (California) Local Observance
Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector
Turkmenistan Observance
Turkmen Bakhshi Day
Turkmenistan Observance
National Day
North korea Public Holiday
Fathers' Day
Multiple [Show] Observance
Independence Day
Tajikistan Public Holiday

Historical Events on September 9

  • 1543: Mary Stuart – who would later become known as Queen of Scots – is crowned Queen in Stirling, Scotland.
  • 1739: One of the largest slave uprisings to occur before the American Revolution, happens near Charleston, South Carolina. It will become known as the Stono Rebellion.
  • 1776: The Continental Congress finally decides to officially name its conglomeration of states the United States of America.
  • 1791: The seat of political power in the United States, the capital, is named Washington, D.C after President George Washington – the first President of the United States.
  • 1839: The first photograph taken using a glass plate is taken by John Herschel on this day.
  • 1850: California officially becomes the 31st state of the United States of America.
  • 1855: Russian forces abandon the city of Sevastopol and thereby end the Siege of Sevastopol during the Crimean War.
  • 1863: Union forces enter the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee during the American Civil War.
  • 1939: During WWII, the Battle of Hel starts.
  • 1940: The first remote operation of a computer is pioneered by George Stibitz.
  • 1942: During WWII, Japan commissions a float plane which drops incendiary bombs on Oregon on this day.
  • 1943: The Allies invade Italy and land at Taranto and Salerno, Italy during World War II.
  • 1945: Japan formally surrenders to China on this day.
  • 1947: A moth is found lodged in a relay of the Mark II Computer at Harvard University. From this day on, any computer problem would be known as a computer bug.
  • 1965: The United States creates the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development on this day.
  • 1966: United States’ President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Acts into law.

Famous Birthdays on September 9

  • American paleontologist Joseph Leidy is born in 1823.
  • Russian author and playwright Leo Tolstoy is born in 1828.
  • English Author Joseph Henry Shorthouse is born in 1834.
  • American author Leon Edel is born in 1907.
  • Italian author and poet Cesare Pavese is born in 1908.
  • Japanese admiral Shigekazu Shimazaki is born in 1908.
  • American actress Jane Greer is born in 1924.
  • Native American educator, poet and author Louise Albeita is born in 1926.
  • British actor Hugh Grant is born in 1960.
  • American author Kimberly Willis Holt is born in 1960.
  • American golfer Skip Kendall is born in 1964.