May 9

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The May 9 is the 129th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 130th in leap years ), thus remain approximately 236 days until the end of the year. Even the Roman and the Julian calendar to know May 9 (or Maius ). Dates prior to the Gregorian calendar reform are usually given in the Julian calendar.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1204: Baldwin I.
Columbus' fourth voyage 1502–1504
1588: Heinrich von Guise
1849: Suppression of the Dresden May Uprising
1864: Sea battle off Heligoland
1901: Australian Parliament opens
1915: The village of Carency, which was stormed by the French
1927: the opening of parliament
1941: The HMS Bulldog
1946: Viktor Emanuel II.
1978: Aldo Moro in captivity
1988: Old and new Parliament buildings in Canberra

economy

science and technology

1816: How a pinhole camera works
1926: Richard Evelyn Byrd

Culture

1893: Sergei Rachmaninov
1898: Opening of the Vienna light rail

society

1671: The Crown Jewels (engraving from 1814)

religion

569: Mosaic of Apollinaris of Ravenna in Sant'Apollinare

nature and environment

1869: Franz Senn
1869: Johann Stüdl
  • 1869 : Dissatisfied members of the Austrian Alpine Club led by Franz Senn and Johann Stüdl found the educated mountaineering club in Munich , from which the German Alpine Club ( DAV ) later developed. The purpose of the association is to support the tourist development of the Alps not only morally and academically, but actively, for example by building huts and paths.

Disasters

  • 1877 : 2541 people are killed in the Iquique earthquake and the subsequent tsunami. Most of the victims in Chile are in the region of Iquique and in neighboring Peru. But the effects can be felt as far as Hawaii and Japan.
  • 1934 : One of the worst dust storms in history occurs in the Dust Bowl in the American Midwest, lasting two days. The dust reaches Chicago on the same day, where several million tons of dust fall, and the American east coast the following day. The following winter, New England fell in red snow. The economic existence of thousands of farming families is suddenly threatened by the storm.
  • 1987 : An Ilyushin Il-62 charter aircraft of the Polish LOT crashes an hour after take-off in Warsaw . 183 people die.
  • 2001 : During the soccer game between the two Ghanaian clubs Hearts of Oak SC and Asante Kotoko SC in Accra , a panic breaks out in the soccer stadium. 126 people are killed.
  • 2012 : When a Sukhoi Superjet 100 crashes during a demonstration flight in Indonesia, all 45 occupants are killed.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

1956: Manaslu

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Minamoto no Yoritomo (* 1147)

18th century

Theodore Sedgwick (* 1746)

19th century

1801-1850

Marianne of Orange-Nassau (* 1810)
Adam Opel (* 1837)

1851-1900

Julius Roentgen (* 1855)
Hans Baluschek (* 1870)
Karl Hanusch (* 1881)
Zita of Bourbon-Parma (* 1892)

20th century

1901-1925

Baldur von Schirach (* 1907)
Orville Freeman (born 1918)

1926-1950

AC Reed (born 1926)
Wolf von Fabeck (* 1935)
John Ashcroft (* 1942)
Drafi German (* 1946)
Billy Joel (born 1949)

1951-1975

Franz Dobusch (* 1951)
Frank Andersson (* 1956)
Dave Gahan (born 1962)
Hardy Krüger junior (* 1968)
Tommy Krappweis (* 1972)

1976-2000

Nazan Eckes (* 1976)
Carolin Kebekus (* 1980)
Sven-Sören Christophersen (* 1985)

21st century

Died

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

Charles I. de Bourbon († 1590)

19th century

Friedrich Schiller († 1805)
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac († 1850)

20th century

1901-1950

Margarete Steiff († 1909)

1951-2000

Canada Lee († 1952)
Ulrike Meinhof († 1976)

21st century

Akhmat Abdulchamidowitsch Kadyrov († 2004)
Robert Miles († 2017)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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