On This Day

Historical Events on September 9 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 233 of 233

  • 2009 Cyprus enters recession after 0.6% contraction in the first quarter, followed by 0.4% in the second quarter

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2010 A court in the Philippines orders Imelda Marcos to repay the government almost $280,000 for funds taken from the National Food Authority by Ferdinand Marcos in 1983

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos
10th President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos
10th President of the Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos
  • 2011 58th National Film Awards (India): "Adaminte Makan Abu" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2012 17 people are killed and at least 40 injured after two car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria
  • 2012 100 people are killed and 350 injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
  • 2012 Armenia wins the 40th FIDE Chess Olympiad

Sport awardTennis Open

2012 US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her 4th US title; beats Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • 2013 60 people are killed in conflict between rebels and loyalists in the Central African Republic
  • 2013 18 people are killed in conflict between government and Boko Harem troops in Borno State, Nigeria
  • 2013 44 people are killed and 45 are injured after a bus crashes into a ravine in Northern Guatemala
  • 2013 Erna Solberg is elected Prime Minister of Norway after a centre-right coalition wins a majority in their elections

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

2013 US Open Men's Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal wins his second US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Film release premierFilm Premier

2013 Barry Avrich’s film "Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story", about the life of Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione

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2014 Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran, undergoes prostate surgery

2nd Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Hosseini Khamenei
2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
Ali Hosseini Khamenei

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2015 Queen Elizabeth II becomes Great Britain's longest-reigning monarch at 63 years and seven months, beating the previous record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
  • 2015 Apple unveils the iPad Pro and iPhone 6S in San Francisco

  • 2015 EU Migrant Crisis: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his annual address proposes plan based on EU quotas
  • 2016 North Korea conducts its fifth nuclear test at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, at the time its largest ever test at 10 kilotons but superseded by the 2017 test
  • 2017 US Open Women's Tennis: In the first all-American final since 2002 unseeded Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0
  • 2017 74th Venice Film Festival: "The Shape of Water" directed by Guillermo del Toro wins the Golden Lion
  • 2017 Egyptian archaeologists announce the discovery of a 3,500-year-old tomb of a goldsmith and his family in Draa Abul-Naga, Egypt

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

2018 US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his third US title; beats '09 champion Juan Martín del Potro 6-4, 7-6, 6-3; equals Pete Sampras' 14 Grand Slams

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 2018 CBS chief Les Moonves departs the company after six more women make allegations of sexual abuse in "The New Yorker"
  • 2018 Swedish General Election: no party wins a majority with far-right Sweden Democrats making gains
  • 2018 Russian police detain over 1000 people amide nationwide protests against pension reform
  • 2018 Nia Franklin representing New York crowned Miss America 2019, first competition without a swimsuit section
  • 2018 Arirang Mass Games begins in North Korea to mark country's 70th anniversary featuring tens of thousands performing
  • 2018 Green Bay Packers start 100th season with historic 24-23 comeback win over Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field; first ever Packer recovery from 17+ points deficit at 3/4 time (20-3)
  • 2019 Australia experiences its earliest and most severe start to the fire season after fighting dozens of bushfires in Queensland and New South Wales

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2019 John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform

Model and TV Personality Chrissy Teigen
Model and TV Personality
Chrissy Teigen
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Singer-Songwriter John Legend
Singer-Songwriter
John Legend
  • 2019 Nigerian government says it will repatriate 600 people from South Africa after two people killed in wave of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg
  • 2019 Scientist reveal evidence of humans earliest milk consumption, 6,000 years ago from the dental plaque of teeth of prehistoric farmers from Britain

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2019 Poet John Milton's own copy of Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has survived with his annotations according to scholar Jason Scott-Warren in Philadelphia library, could be world's most important modern literary discovery