We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 9th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 9th in history!
- Europe Day.
- Time of Remembrance And Reconciliation.
- National Lost Sock Memorial Day
- National Moscato Day
2006: Estonia joined the EU in 2006.
1994: Nelson Mandela was chosen as South Africa’s first Black president in 1994.
1955: West Germany joined NATO in 1955
1945: Soviet snipers Sergeant A. E. Vinogradova (83 kills) and Junior Lieutenant N. P. Belobrova (70 kills) in Germany, May 1945
1936: Dust Bowl refugees, fleeing from the drought in Oklahoma, camp by the roadside in Blythe, California. 1936 (Photo by Dorothea Lange)
1917: Column of American troops passing Buckingham Palace, London, 1917, WWI.
1916: Austro-Hungarian POWs on Asinara island, Sardinia, early 1916
1865: A Union Soldier upon his release from Andersonville Prison after being a Prisoner of War during the US Civil War, May 1865.
- Rabindranath Tagore was born.
- Billy Joel was born.
- Maharana pratap was born.
- Tenzing Norgay died.
- Joseph Louis Gay Lussacs died.
- Little Richard died.