9 SEPTEMBER
   
 

Born On This Day:

  • Cardinal Richelieu, 1585
  • Luigi Galvani, 1737
  • Captain William Bligh, 1754
  • Count Leo Tolstoy, 1828
  • Ralph Hodgson, 1871
  • Max Reinhardt, 1873
  • James Agate, 1877
  • Alf Landon, 1887
  • Colonel Harland Sanders, 1890
  • Joseph E. Levine, 1905
  • Jimmy 'The Greek' Snyder, 1919
  • Cliff Robertson, 1925
  • Sylvia Miles, 1932
  • Chaim Topol, 1935
  • Ed Victor, 1939
  • Otis Redding, 1941
  • Billy Preston, 1946
  • Michael Keaton, 1951
  • Dave Stewart, 1952
  • Tom Wopat, 1952
  • Hugh Grant, 1960
  • Adam Sandler, 1966
  • Rachel Hunter, 1969

Died On This Day:

  • William the Conqueror, 1087
  • King James IV Scotland, 1513
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1901
  • S.N. Behrman, 1973
  • Mao Tse-Tung, 1976
  • Jack Warner, 1978
  • Harold Clurman, 1980
  • Patrick O'Neal, 1994
  • Ruth Roman, 1999
  • Dr. Edward Teller, 2003

Today's Events:

  • 1513 - Henry VIII defeats James IV Scotland in Battle of Flodden Field; 1 year-old James V ascends throne.
  • 1776 - 2nd Continental Congress says 'United States' rather than 'United Colonies' is our name.
  • 1825 - Beethoven plays last violin solo in public.
  • 1850 - California becomes 3first state admitted to Union.
  • 1883 - First hot dog stand opens in St. Louis.
  • 1895 - American Bowling Congress founded in N.Y.
  • 1926 - National Broadcasting Company (NBC) formed by RCA.
  • 1943 - Italy surrenders unconditionally-WWII.
  • 1948 - North Korea proclaims itself a People's Democratic Republic under Kim il Sung.
  • 1954 - First Ford Thunderbird, serial number 100,005, rolls off Ford assembly line.
  • 1956 - Elvis Presley makes first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Gets 82.6 share of TV viewers.
  • 1967 - Television pilot/special changes face of TV comedy - Rowan and Martin's 'Laugh-In' premieres.
  • 1968 - Arthur Ashe becomes first Black male athlete to win major tennis tournament - the U.S. Open.
  • 1988 - Financial Corp. of America goes bankrupt, one of the largest in history.
  • 1993 - New era for Middle East begins as Israel recognizes Palestine Liberation Organization and vice versa.

Feast Day of Saint:

  • Isaac the Great
  • Omer
  • Peter Claver
  • Bettelin
  • Gorgonius
  • Ciaran of Clonmacnois
  • Joseph of Volokolamsk

Holiday:

  • Founding Day North Korea (1948)
  • Krishna's birthday
  • Chrysanthemum Festival in Japan
  • Admissions Day celebrated in California
  • Liberation Day in Luxembourg

Non-Specific Holiday:

  • JANAM (OR JANMA) ASHTAMI, Hindu Birthday Festival of Krishna
  • ANANT CHATURDASI, Hindu Eternal Anniversary of 14th day of Month Bhaedra
  • LABOR DAY (U.S. and Canada) First Monday in September.
  • CH'UNG YANG, Festival of High Places in China (ninth day of the ninth moon)
  • BIRTHDAY OF KRSNA. (Hindu)
  • CHUSOK (Korea) on day of full moon of eighth lunar month.
  • ROSH HASHANA (Jewish New Year) first and second days of lunar month Tishri.
  • YOM KIPPUR (Jewish Day of Atonement) tenth day of lunar month Tishri.
  • SUKKOTH (Jewish Feast of Tabernacles) 15th day of lunar month Tishri - five days after Yom Kippur
  • SIMCHAT TORAH (Jewish Rejoicing of the Law) 23rd day of Tishri
  • DURGA-PUJA (Hindu festival of Goddess Durga)
  • PITRA PASKSHA and AMAVASYA, Hindu Feast of the Dead.
  • LAKSHMI PUJA, Hindu Festival of the Goddess of Fortune
  • CHUNG CH'IU CHIEH (Chinese mid-autumn festival) 15th day of 8th lunar month.
  • OWARA KAZE NO BON, HACHIMAN & DOBUROKU MATSURI harvest festivals in Japan
  • NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS' DAY - first Sunday after Labor Day in USA
  • NATIVE AMERICAN DAY - fourth Friday in September in US
  • RAMADAN, Muslim Holy Month

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
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