Tuesday April 9, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 9: Day of the Week

April 9, 2024 is the 100th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

April 2024

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 9 Historical Event(s)

Byzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.
Battle of Liegnitz: Mongol forces defeat the Polish and German armies.
At a general conference of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young explains the Adam–God doctrine, an important part of the theology of Mormon fundamentalism.
On his phonautograph machine, Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville makes the oldest known recording of an audible human voice.
The U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.
The National Council of Bessarabia proclaims union with the Kingdom of Romania.
The Glazier-Higgins-Woodward tornadoes kill 181 and injure 970 in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán’s assassination provokes a violent riot in Bogotá (the Bogotazo), and a further ten years of violence in Colombia known as La violencia.
8 people in South Korea, who are involved in People’s Revolutionary Party Incident, are hanged.
2003 invasion of Iraq: Baghdad falls to American forces;Saddam Hussein statue topples as Iraqis turn on symbols of their former leader, pulling down the statue and tearing it to pieces.

Who were born on April 9?

Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (d. 1831)
John B. Gambling, American radio talk show host (d. 1974)
Paul Robeson, American singer and activist (d. 1976)
Brad Dexter, American actor (d. 2002)
Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
Jeff Zucker, American television executive
Cynthia Nixon, American actress
Alex Kahn, American artist
Jorge Andrade, Portuguese footballer
Ireneusz Jeleń, Polish footballer

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