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October 9 Historical Events

The following events took place on October 9. The list is arranged in chronological order.

Found 67 events. Showing 1 - 30.

  • 768
    Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks.
  • 1238
    James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia.
  • 1264
    The Kingdom of Castile conquers the city of Jerez, which had been under Muslim occupation since 711.
  • 1410
    The first mention of the Prague astronomical clock.
  • 1446
    The hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
  • 1514
    Marriage of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor.
  • 1582
    Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
  • 1594
    The army of the Portuguese Empire is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
  • 1595
    The Spanish army captures Cambrai.
  • 1604
    Supernova 1604, the most recent supernova to be observed in the Milky Way.
  • 1635
    Founder of Rhode Island Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony as a religious dissident after he speaks out against punishments for religious offenses and giving away Native American land.
  • 1701
    The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
  • 1708
    Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya.
  • 1740
    Dutch colonists and various slave groups begin massacring ethnic Chinese in Batavia, eventually killing 10,000 and leading to a two-year-long war throughout Java.
  • 1760
    Seven Years’ War: Russian forces occupy Berlin.
  • 1771
    The Dutch merchant ship Vrouw Maria sinks near the coast of Finland.
  • 1799
    Sinking of HMS Lutine with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth £1,200,000.
  • 1804
    Hobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded.
  • 1806
    Prussia begins the War of the Fourth Coalition against France.
  • 1812
    War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia.
  • 1820
    Guayaquil declares independence from Spain.
  • 1824
    Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica.
  • 1831
    Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first head of state of independent Greece is assassinated.
  • 1834
    Opening of the Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway on the island of Ireland.
  • 1845
    The eminent and controversial Anglican, John Henry Newman, is received into the Roman Catholic Church.
  • 1854
    Crimean War: The siege of Sebastopol begins.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Battle of Santa Rosa Island: Union troops repel a Confederate attempt to capture Fort Pickens.
  • 1864
    American Civil War: Battle of Tom’s Brook: Union cavalrymen in the Shenandoah Valley defeat Confederate forces at Toms Brook, Virginia.
  • 1873
    A meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.
  • 1874
    General Postal Union is created as a result of the Treaty of Bern.

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