April 9: Day of the Week
April 9, 2019 was the 99th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 266 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
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)
- 1413Henry V is crowned King of England.
- 1585The expedition organised by Sir Walter Raleigh departs England for Roanoke Island (now in North Carolina) to establish the Roanoke Colony.
- 1609Eighty Years’ War: Spain and the Dutch Republic sign the Treaty of Antwerp to initiate twelve years of truce.
- 1916World War I: The Battle of Verdun – German forces launch their third offensive of the battle.
- 1937The Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in London – it is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe.
- 1940World War II: Operation Weserübung – Germany invades Denmark and Norway.
- 1945The United States Atomic Energy Commission is formed.
- 1948Fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin near Jerusalem, killing over 100.
- 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?
- 1915Daniel Johnson, Sr., Canadian politician (d. 1968)
- 1926Hugh Hefner, American entrepreneur and publisher
- 1931Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (d. 1991)
- 1943Terry Knight, American music promoter (d. 2004)
- 1963Joe Scarborough, American television personality
- 1978Rachel Stevens, English singer (S Club)
- 1980Jerko Leko, Croatian footballer
- 1980Yoanna House, American model
- 1987Jazmine Sullivan, American R&B singer
- 1988Uee, South Korean actress and singer (After School)
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