November 9 is the 313th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 52 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about November 9th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about November 9th in history!
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- Chaos Never Dies Day
- World Freedom Day
What Happened On This Day – November 9
2009: 20th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall
On this day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the last soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Polish ex-president and Noble Prize winner Lech Walesa walked through Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
1994: Darmstadtium created for the first time
The heavily radioactive element with an atomic number of 110 and symbol Ds, was created at Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (Institute for Heavy Ion Research) in Darmstadt, Germany, the city after which the element is named.
1985: Youngest person to become World Chess Champion
22-year-old Russian Gary Kasparov won the 13th World Chess Championship against Anatoly Karpov to become the youngest World Chess Champion.
1967: Rolling Stone makes its debut
The biweekly popular culture magazine was founded by Jann Simon Wenner in San Francisco. The magazine launched the careers of many famous authors and published the early versions of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
1938: Night of broken glass
A pogrom against Jewish businesses, synagogues, and Jews in Germany and Austria was carried out by Sturmabteilung troops and civilians. The series of attacks that killed about 70 people and put 30,000 jews in prison is known as night of broken glass or Kristallnacht
2001: Young people relax during their lunch break along the East River while a huge plume of smoke rises from Lower Manhattan after the attack on the World Trade Center. Brooklyn, New York, 11,09, 2001
1989: Fall of Berlin Wall: 9 November 1989
Births On This Day, November 9
1974: Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer
1970: Chris Jericho, American/Canadian wrestler, singer-songwriter, actor
1934: Carl Sagan, American astronomer, author
1928: Anne Sexton, American poet
1918: Spiro Agnew, American politician, 39th Vice President of the United States
Deaths On This Day, November 9
2005: K. R. Narayanan, Indian politician, 10th President of India
2004: Stieg Larsson, Swedish writer
1970: Charles de Gaulle, French general, politician, President of France
1953: Ibn Saud, Saudi Arabian king
1940: Neville Chamberlain, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom