On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1850

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • California is admitted as the thirty-first state of the Union
  • Territories of New Mexico & Utah created

Famous Birthdays

  • Harishchandra, Indian poet, dramatist and commonly referred as "father of modern Hindi", born in Vārānasi, India (d. 1885)
  • Leopoldo Miguez, Brazilian composer, born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro (d. 1902)