A Brief History
This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on September 9th. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event.
On September 9, 9 A.D., Germanic tribes under the leadership of Arminius dealt an army of three Roman Legions and their auxiliaries a crushing and total defeat at Teutoburg Forest in what is now Germany.
On September 9, 1739, the Stono Slave Rebellion, the largest slave revolt in pre-revolutionary British America took place in Charleston, South Carolina.
On September 9, 1850, in the middle of the California Gold Rush, California was admitted to the Union as the 31st state of the United States.
Admitted to the Union on September 9, 1850, California is known as “the El Dorado State” or “the Golden State”.
On September 9, 1942, the mainland of the United States was bombed by a Japanese military aircraft when a float plane dropped incendiary bombs on Oregon near Brookings.
On September 9, 1972, an exploration team mapping the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky discovered that the Mammoth Cave system was linked to the Flint Ridge cave network, making it the longest cave passageway in the world.
On September 9, 1991, the Tajik SSR declared its independence from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) as part of the disintegration of the USSR and became the sovereign nation of Tajikistan.
On September 9, 2015, a new record was broken!
On September 9, 2015, a new record was broken! (NOTE: The link in the date for this entry leads to a different article than the other mention to this same event above.)
On September 9, 2022, King Charles III of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland gave his first speech as king.
Drama fans had their chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see A Million Miles Away on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 11:00AM at Regal Crocker Park Stadium 16 & IMAX, 30147 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145!
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For more information, please see…
Andrews, John and Matt Baker. Timeline of World History. Thunder Bay Press, 2020.
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