9 April

9 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 9th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 9th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International ASMR Day.
  • National Cherish an Antique Day
  • National Unicorn Day
  • Winston Churchill Day
  • National Name Yourself Day

Historic Events

1985: Windows 1.0 , 1985.

Windows 1.0 , 1985.

1940: Puzzled civilians watch German soldiers march unopposed down the main street of Oslo during the occupation of Norway on April 9th 1940. In the background, the royal castle Nazi Traitor Vidkun Quisling would use as his office during the war. More on the Game-changing history podcast

Puzzled civilians watch German soldiers march unopposed down the main street of Oslo during the occupation of Norway April 9th 1940. In the background the royal castle Nazi Traitor Vidkun Quisling would use as his office during the war. More on the Game-changing history podcast

1940: Nazi Germany invades Denmark, Norway and Denmark surrenders after a six-hour battle in 1940.

1920: Hair Dryer, early 1920s.

Hair Dryer, early 1920s.

1895: Major-General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of mokomokai (preserved, tattooed heads of Māori people from New Zealand), London, 1895.

Major-General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of mokomokai (preserved, tattooed heads of Māori people from New Zealand), London, 1895.

1866: Civil Rights Bill passes over President Andrew Johnson’s veto in 1866.

1483: Edward V succeeds his father Edward IV as king of England in 1483 just at the age of 12.

Famous Birthdays

  • Lil Nas X was born.
  • Kristen Stewart was born.
  • Hugh Hefner was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Emperor Jimmu died.
  • Francis Bacon died.
  • Frank Lloyd wright died.

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