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The 9t o October is the 282t day o the year (283t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 83 days bidin.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1000 - Leif Ericsson lands on the East coast o North Americae.
- 1446 - The Hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
- 1740 - Dutch colonists an ithers begin massacrin Cheenese fowk in Batavia, eventually killin at least 10,000 fowk an leadin tae war.
- 1804 - The ceety o Hobart, Tasmanie, is foondit.
- 1806 - Proushie declares war on Fraunce.
- 1834 - The Dublin tae Kingstown Railwey is opened - the first public railway in Ireland.
- 1841 - Sooth Americae's first steamship, the Guayas, goes intae service on the continent's wast coast.
- 1900 - The Cook Islands acomes a Unitit Kinrick territory.
- 1934 - Assassination o Alexander I o Yugoslavie an French prime meenister Louis Barthou.
- 1940 - Warld War II: St Paul's Cathedral in Lunnon is bombed.
- 1959 - Harold Macmillan's Conservatives win the Unitit Kinrick General Election.
- 1962 - Uganda gains unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1963 - In Northeastren Italy, ower 2,000 fowk are kilt, as a landslide behind the Vajont Dam causes a giant wave o watter tae overtop it.
- 1967 - Che Guevara is executit in Bolivie.
- 1989 - Olav V o Norawa opens the Sameting, the first Sami pairlament, in Karasjok, Northren Norawa.
- 1989 - 70,000 protestors in Leipzig, then-East Germany, demand the legalisation o opposeetion groups an democratic reforms.
- 2004 - The Scots Pairlament Biggin is offeecially opened.
- 2005 - 16- an 17-year-aulds are allowed tae vote in the state election in Burgenland, Austrick.
- 2006 - North Korea carries oot a bomb test.
- 2007 - Yoko Ono opens the John Lennon "Imagine Peace" Touer on the isle o Videy naur Reykjavik, Iceland.
- 2009 - Barack Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 2012 - Members o the Pakistan Taliban attempt tae assassinate Malala Yousafzai.
- 2014 - The UK Unthirldom Pairty gains its first seat in the Hoose o Commons, wi defectit Conservative Douglas Carswell.
- 2017 - Iceland acomes the least-populatit kintra ever tae qualify for a FIFA Warld Cup - the 2018 edeetion in Roushie - efter beatin Kosovo 2-0.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1757 - Charles X o Fraunce (d. 1836)
- 1852 - Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist (d. 1919)
- 1859 - Alfred Dreyfus, French militar afficer, kent for the Dreyfus affair (d. 1935)
- 1879 - Max von Laue, German pheesicist (d. 1960)
- 1892 - Ivo Andrić, Croatian writer (d. 1975)
- 1900 - Alastair Sim, Scots actor (d. 1976)
- 1906 - Léopold Sédar Senghor, 1st Preses o Senegal (d. 2001)
- 1916 - John Panton, Scots gowfer (d. 2009)
- 1922 - Fyvush Finkel, American actor (d. 2016)
- 1928 - Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish componer (d. 2016)
- 1936 - Brian Blessed, Inglis actor
- 1938 - Heinz Fischer, umwhile Preses o Austrick
- 1940 - John Lennon, Inglis sangster an muisicker (The Beatles) (d. 1980)
- 1944 - John Entwistle, Inglis muisicker (The Who) (d. 2002)
- 1947 - France Gall, French sangster (d. 2018)
- 1950 - Jody Williams, American aid wirker an peace activist
- 1959 - Boris Nemtsov, Roushie politeecian (d. 2015)
- 1964 - Guillermo del Toro, Mexican-American actor an director
- 1966 - David Cameron, umwhile Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
- 1969 - Steve McQueen, Inglis airtist an film director
- 1970 - Annika Sörenstam, Swadish gowfer
- 1975 - Sean Lennon, American muisicker
- 1983 - Andreas Zuber, Austrick racin driver
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1529 - Colin Campbell, 3rd Yerl o Argyll, Scots nobleman an sodger (b. 1486)
- 1781 - Thomas Erskine, 6t Yerl o Kellie, Scots muisicker an componer (b. 1732)
- 1841 - Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Proushie airchitect an penter (b. 1781)
- 1934 - Alexander I o Yugoslavie (b. 1888)
- 1934 - Louis Barthou, Prime meenister o Fraunce (b. 1862)
- 1943 - Pieter Zeeman, Dutch pheesicist (b. 1865)
- 1958 - Pape Pius XII (b. 1876)
- 1967 - Che Guevara, Argentine revolutionary (b. 1928)
- 1974 - Oskar Schindler, German businessman (b. 1908)
- 1978 - Jacques Brel, Belgian sangster (b. 1929)
- 1995 - Alec Douglas-Home, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (b. 1903)
- 2002 - Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer (b. 1956)
- 2015 - Jerry Parr, American secret service agent (b. 1930)
- 2015 - Geoffrey Howe, Breetish politeecian (b. 1926)
- 2016 - Andrzej Wajda, Pols film director (b. 1926)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
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