This day in history - September 9

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This day in history - September 9.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 9, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 9 encompassed events relating to the Coronation of Mary Queen of Scots, Stono Rebellion, Naming of Washington DC, First Glass Plate Photograph, Admission of California into the United States, Hanapepe Massacre, First Remote Operation of a Computer, Arrival of Hurricane Betsy in Louisiana, Official Languages Act and UK's Longest Reigning Monarch. Many famous people were associated with these important events including James V and Mary Queen of Scots, Jemmy (aka Cato) and William Bull, George Washington, John Herschel, Henry Clay and Stephen Douglas, Pablo Manlapit, George Stibitz, Lyndon B Johnson, Pierre Trudeau and Queen Elizabeth II.

Coronation of Mary Queen of Scots - September 9, 1543: On this day in history, September 9, 1543, crucial events took place today in Stirling Castle, Scotland, relating to the Coronation of Mary Queen of Scots. At the age of 9 months, Mary Queen of Scots, daughter of King James V of Scotland, was crowned in Stirling Castle. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1543 were James V and Mary Queen of Scots. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Coronation of Mary Queen of Scots *** Date: September 9, 1543 *** Place: Stirling Castle, Scotland *** Category: Coronation *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Stono Rebellion - September 9, 1739: On this day in history, September 9, 1739, crucial events took place today in South Carolina, USA, relating to the Stono Rebellion. The Stono Rebellion was started by a slave named Jemmy (aka Cato). He gathered a group of slaves and headed south to escape the British colonies. They gathered more slaves as they progressed and killed several whites on their way. Lieutenant Governor William Bull discovered the group and quickly warned other slaveholders. When the militia caught up with them there was a fight in which 44 slaves were killed and a similar number of whites. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1739 were Jemmy (aka Cato) and William Bull. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Stono Rebellion *** Date: September 9, 1739 *** Place: South Carolina, USA *** Category: Rebellion *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Naming of Washington DC - September 9, 1791: On this day in history, September 9, 1791, momentous events took place today in Washington DC, USA, with regard to the Naming of Washington DC. George Washington chose the location of the future national capital. It was to be built on land donated by both Maryland and Virginia and was named after George Washington on September 9, 1791. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1791 were George Washington. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Naming of Washington DC *** Date: September 9, 1791 *** Place: Washington DC, USA *** Category: Construction *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

First Glass Plate Photograph - September 9, 1839: On this day in history, September 9, 1839, momentous events took place today in England, with regard to the First Glass Plate Photograph. John Herschel, son of the famous astronomer William Herschel, made the first glass plate photograph. The photograph was of his father's telescope. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1839 were John Herschel. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: First Glass Plate Photograph *** Date: September 9, 1839 *** Place: England *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Admission of California into the United States - September 9, 1850: On this day in history, September 9, 1850, important events took place today in Washington DC, USA, in respect of the Admission of California into the United States. A collection of bills, known as the Compromise of 1850, were drafted by Henry Clay of Kentucky and Stephen Douglas of Illinois. Passed by the United States Congress, the bills allowed the admission of California into the United States as the thirty first state. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1850 were Henry Clay and Stephen Douglas. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Admission of California into the United States *** Date: September 9, 1850 *** Place: Washington DC, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Hanapepe Massacre - September 9, 1924: On this day in history, September 9, 1924, crucial events took place today in KauaI, Hawaii, relating to the Hanapepe Massacre. The Filipino Higher Wage Movement, formed by Pablo Manlapit, called for a strike on Kauai. Following the arrest of strike leaders and the bribery of some people to testify against them, strikers seized two strike breakers. Armed police came to rescue them and clashed with the strikers, who were armed with knives and homemade weapons. As a result of the fighting, 20 people died including four sheriffs. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1924 were Pablo Manlapit. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Hanapepe Massacre *** Date: September 9, 1924 *** Place: KauaI, Hawaii *** Category: Massacres *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Remote Operation of a Computer - September 9, 1940: On this day in history, September 9, 1940, significant events took place today in Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA, respecting the First Remote Operation of a Computer. George Stibitz was a mathematician with Bell Telephone Laboratoratories. On September 9, 1940, he carried out the first demonstration of the remote operation of an electrical digital computer. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1940 were George Stibitz. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: First Remote Operation of a Computer *** Date: September 9, 1940 *** Place: Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Arrival of Hurricane Betsy in Louisiana - September 9, 1965: On this day in history, September 9, 1965, momentous events took place today in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, with regard to the Arrival of Hurricane Betsy in Louisiana. When Hurricane Betsy arrived in Louisiana during the evening of September 9, 1965, it battered New Orleans with winds in excess of 110 miles per hour. A storm surge created by the winds caused widespread flooding with water, in some places, reaching the eaves of the houses. The storm caused the deaths of 76 people and almost 1.5 billion dollars worth of damage. Lyndon B. Johnson was President at the time. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1965 were Lyndon B Johnson. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Arrival of Hurricane Betsy in Louisiana *** Date: September 9, 1965 *** Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Official Languages Act - September 9, 1969: On this day in history, September 9, 1969, important events took place today in Canada, in respect of the Official Languages Act. Becoming Law in 1969, the Canadian Languages Act was put in place to officially recognise Fench and English as equal languages in Canada. Implementing this Act was one of Pierre Trudeau's highest priorities when he became Prime Minister. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 1969 were Pierre Trudeau. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: Official Languages Act *** Date: September 9, 1969 *** Place: Canada *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

UK's Longest Reigning Monarch - September 9, 2015: On this day in history, September 9, 2015, significant events took place today in United Kingdom, respecting the UK's Longest Reigning Monarch. Queen Elizabeth II exceeded the reign of Queen Victoria on September 9, to become the Britain's longest reigning monarch. The previous record, held by Queen Victoria, was 63 years 216 days.. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 9, 2015 were Queen Elizabeth II. Facts on this day in History September 9: Events on this day in history: UK's Longest Reigning Monarch *** Date: September 9, 2015 *** Place: United Kingdom *** Category: Royalty *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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