On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1846

Historical Events

  • Captain Montgomery claims Yerba Buena (San Francisco) for US
  • The territory of the District of Columbia south of the Potomac River (39 mi² or about 100 km²) is returned to Virginia through an Act of Congress
1846 Highlights

About July 9, 1846

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer