April 9: Day of the Week
April 9, 2020 was the 100th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 266 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 9 Historical Event(s)
- 1440Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
- 1860On his phonautograph machine, Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville makes the oldest known recording of an audible human voice.
- 1909The U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.
- 1939Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial, after being denied the right to sing at the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Constitution Hall.
- 1968Funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- 19758 people in South Korea, who are involved in People’s Revolutionary Party Incident, are hanged.
- 1992John Major’s Conservative Party wins an unprecedented fourth general election victory in the United Kingdom.
- 20032003 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.
- 2005Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles in a civil ceremony at Windsor’s Guildhall.
- 2009In Tbilisi, Georgia, up to 60,000 people protest against the government of Mikheil Saakashvili.
Who were born on April 9?
- 1901Paul Willis, American actor (d. 1960)
- 1908Victor Vasarely, Hungarian-born painter (d. 1997)
- 1937Valerie Singleton, British television presenter
- 1955Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist
- 1964Rob Awalt, American football player
- 1970Mike Barz, American meteorologist and TV anchor
- 1970Tricia Penrose, British actress and singer
- 1974Jenna Jameson, American pornographic actress
- 1989Danielle Kahle, American figure skater
- 2000Jackie Evancho, American singer
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