9th October

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The October 9 is the 282nd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 283rd in leap years ), thus remain 83 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Politics and world events

768: Franconian Empire (marked in blue)
1708: Battle of Lesnaya
1831: Ioannis Kapodistrias
1989: Building of the Norwegian Sameting


1841: Coat of arms of Ecuador with the ship Guayas
1974: The France

science and technology

The 1604 supernova, photographed in 2000


Final assembly of the statue in 1850
1895: Theater ticket for the premiere of the Liebelei
1971: The Karl Marx Monument




1799: The HMS Lutine in a storm
  • 1799 : The ship Lutine stranded on a sandbank near Terschelling during a strong north-west storm . 240 sailors lost their lives in the sinking, only one could save himself. A cargo of loaded gold and silver worth 1.2 million pounds at the time sinks into the sea.
  • 1803 : Due to several days of rainfall, Madeira suffered severe floods, killing around 600 people.
  • 1913 : In the middle of the North Atlantic, the British ocean liner Volturno burns down because of a passenger's discarded cigarette and goes under, 136 passengers and crew members die. Ships called by wireless telegraph can save over 400 people and prevent an even greater disaster.
1963: The landslide on Monte Toc
  • 1963 : The damming of the Vajont reservoir near Longarone , Italy, causes the water to slide Mount Toc . 260 million cubic meters of rock from the Dolomites fall into the reservoir. A huge tidal wave flooded two villages, the dam and then the town of Longarone. Approx. 2,000 people die.

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

nature and environment


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


Before the 18th century

Dionysius of Portugal (* 1261)

18th century

19th century

20th century


Werner von Haeften (* 1908)


Peter Mansfield (born 1933)


David Cameron (born 1966)



Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century




21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

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

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