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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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.
- 1446The hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
- 1595The Spanish army captures Cambrai.
- 1776Father Francisco Palou founds Mission San Francisco de Asis in what is now San Francisco, California.
- 1812War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia.
- 1854Crimean War: The siege of Sebastopol begins.
- 1873A meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.
- 1942Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.
- 1966Vietnam War: Binh Tai massacre
- 1989An official news agency in the Soviet Union reports the landing of a UFO in Voronezh.
Who were born on October 9?
- 1874Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter (d. 1947)
- 1933Judy Tyler, American actress (d. 1957)
- 1943Mike Peters, American cartoonist
- 1961Julian Bailey, British racing driver
- 1969P.J. Harvey, English musician
- 1971Michael Manna, American professional wrestler
- 1971Simon Atlee, British photographer (d. 2004)
- 1972Audie England, American actress
- 1973Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
- 1993Scotty McCreery, American singer
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