9 November

9 November

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!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • Chaos Never Dies Day
  • World Freedom Day

Historic Events

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

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

Fall of Berlin Wall: 9 November 1989

Famous Birthdays

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

Heartbreaking Deaths

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


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