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  • Henryville, Indiana, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 9, 1890

    KFC

    Birth of Creator

    Henryville, Indiana, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 9, 1890

    On 9 September 1890, Harland Sanders was born and raised on a farm outside Henryville, Indiana (near Louisville, Kentucky).




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 9, 1908

    The Wright brothers

    The First hour-long flight

    U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 9, 1908

    On September 9, he made the first hour-long flight, lasting 62 minutes and 15 seconds.




  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 9, 1915

    Carter G. Woodson

    Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History

    Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 9, 1915

    Along with William D. Hartgrove, George Cleveland Hall, Alexander L. Jackson, and James E. Stamps, Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History on September 9, 1915, in Chicago.




  • Germany
    Monday Sep 9, 1918

    World War II

    German Empire was dissolved

    Germany
    Monday Sep 9, 1918

    The German Empire was dissolved in the German Revolution 1918-1919, and a Weimer Republic was created.




  • Kutno, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland
    Saturday Sep 9, 1939

    World War II

    Battle of the Bzura

    Kutno, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland
    Saturday Sep 9, 1939

    The Polish counter offensive to the west halted the German advance for several days, but it was outflanked and encircled by the Wehrmacht. The Battle of the Bzura fought between 9 and 19 September 1939, It began as a Polish counter-offensive, but ended with German victory, German forces took all of western Poland.




  • Libya and Efypt
    Monday Sep 9, 1940

    World War II

    Italian invasion of Egypt

    Libya and Efypt
    Monday Sep 9, 1940

    The Italian invasion of Egypt (Operazione E) was an offensive in the Second World War, against British, Commonwealth and Free French forces in Egypt. The invasion by the Italian 10th Army (10ª Armata) ended border skirmishing on the frontier and began the Western Desert Campaign (1940–1943) proper. The goal of the Italian forces in Libya was to seize the Suez Canal by advancing along the Egyptian coast. After numerous delays, the scope of the offensive was reduced to an advance as far as Sidi Barrani, with attacks on British forces in the area. It lasted from 9 September to 16 September.




  • Italy, Balkans, Southern France
    Thursday Sep 9, 1943

    World War II

    One million soldier disarmed

    Italy, Balkans, Southern France
    Thursday Sep 9, 1943

    Operation Achse which lasted from 8 to 19 September, was the code name for the German operation supported by Italian fascists to forcibly disarm the Italian armed forces after Italy's armistice with the Allies on 3 September 1943. The Germans disarmed over a million Italian troops within a matter of days, annihilating the Italian military and state.


  • Bulgaria
    Saturday Sep 9, 1944

    World War II

    1944 Bulgarian coup d'état

    Bulgaria
    Saturday Sep 9, 1944

    The 1944 Bulgarian coup d'état was the forcible change of the government of Kingdom of Bulgaria carried out on the eve of 9 September 1944.


  • China
    Sunday Sep 9, 1945

    Second Sino-Japanese War

    General Douglas MacArthur ordered all Japanese forces within China to surrender to Chiang Kai-shek

    China
    Sunday Sep 9, 1945

    After the Allied victory in the Pacific, General Douglas MacArthur ordered all Japanese forces within China (excluding Manchuria), Formosa and French Indochina north of 16° north latitude to surrender to Chiang Kai-shek, and the Japanese troops in China formally surrendered on September 9, 1945, at 9:00.


  • Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Sep 9, 1949

    Neil Armstrong

    Armstrong soloed in SNJ

    Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Sep 9, 1949

    Flight training was conducted in a North American SNJ trainer, in which he soloed on September 9, 1949.


  • Christmas Island
    Tuesday Sep 9, 1958

    Christmas Island

    The Commonwealth Cabinet Decision 1573

    Christmas Island
    Tuesday Sep 9, 1958

    Under Commonwealth Cabinet Decision 1573 of 9 September 1958, D. E. Nickels was appointed the first official representative of the new territory.


  • Beijing, China
    Thursday Sep 9, 1976

    Mao Zedong

    Death

    Beijing, China
    Thursday Sep 9, 1976

    Mao suffered two major heart attacks in 1976, one in March and another in July, before a third struck on September 5, rendering him an invalid. Mao Zedong died nearly four days later just after midnight, at 00:10, on September 9, 1976, at age 82. The Communist Party of China delayed the announcement of his death until 16:00 later that day, when a radio message broadcast across the nation announced the news of Mao's passing while appealing for party unity.


  • Gospić, Croatia
    Thursday Sep 9, 1993

    Croatian War of Independence

    Operation Medak Pocket

    Gospić, Croatia
    Thursday Sep 9, 1993

    Operation Medak Pocket took place in a salient south of Gospić, from September 9–17. The offensive was undertaken by the Croatian army to stop Serbian artillery in the area from shelling nearby Gospić.


  • Stadio Artemio Franchi, Viale Manfredo Fanti, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
    Saturday Sep 9, 2006

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    He scored in his Serie A debut

    Stadio Artemio Franchi, Viale Manfredo Fanti, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
    Saturday Sep 9, 2006

    He scored in his Serie A debut against Fiorentina on 9 September as Inter commenced the league with a 3–2 win at Stadio Artemio Franchi.


  • Canada
    Tuesday Sep 9, 2014

    Uber

    Uber officially launches UberX in Canada

    Canada
    Tuesday Sep 9, 2014

    Uber officially launches UberX in Canada, starting with Toronto and Mississauga.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Sep 9, 2015

    James Bond

    Trigger Mortis was published

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Sep 9, 2015

    Trigger Mortis is a 2015 James Bond novel written by Anthony Horowitz, and commissioned by the estate of Bond's creator Ian Fleming, which was published on 8 September 2015.


  • Wales, UK
    Saturday Sep 9, 2017

    Prince Charles

    The Longest-serving Prince of Wales

    Wales, UK
    Saturday Sep 9, 2017

    Charles is the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having surpassed the record held by Edward VII on 9 September 2017.


  • United Kingdom
    Monday Sep 9, 2019

    Brexit

    Royal Assent

    United Kingdom
    Monday Sep 9, 2019

    The UK Parliament passed the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019, which received Royal Assent on 9 September 2019, obliging the Prime Minister to seek a third extension if no agreement has been reached at the next European Council meeting in October 2019.


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