October 9: Day of the Week
October 9, 2019 was the 282nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 83 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 9 Historical Event(s)
- 768Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks.
- 1558Mérida is founded in Venezuela.
- 1701The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
- 1771The Dutch merchant ship Vrouw Maria sinks near the coast of Finland.
- 1804Hobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded.
- 1820Guayaquil declares independence from Spain.
- 1831Capo d'Istria, the first head of state of independent Greece is assassinated.
- 1950Goyang Geumjeong Cave Massacre started.
- 1981Abolition of capital punishment in France.
- 1992A 13 kilogram (est.) fragment of the Peekskill meteorite lands in the driveway of the Knapp residence in Peekskill, New York, destroying the family’s 1980 Chevrolet Malibu
Who were born on October 9?
- 1757King Charles X of France (d. 1836)
- 1947Tony Zappone, American broadcaster and journalist
- 1950Jody Williams, American teacher and aid worker, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
- 1958Al Jourgensen, American musician (Ministry)
- 1960Kenny Garrett, American jazz saxophonist
- 1973Erin Daniels, American actress
- 1977Brian Roberts, American baseball player
- 1978Juan Dixon, American basketball player
- 1981Zachery Ty Bryan, American actor
- 1993Scotty McCreery, American singer
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