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April 9th

April 9th is the 99th day of the year (100th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about April 9th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 9th

1336 Tamerlane (conqueror)

1806 Isambard Kingdom Brunel (engineer)

1835 Leopold II (Belgian King 1865-1909)

1856 Isambard Kingdom Brunel (engineer)

1865 Erich Ludendorff (German military leader)

1872 Léon Blum (French Prime Minister, President)

1926 Hugh Hefner (founder of Playboy)

1928 Tom Lehrer (singer-songwriter, pianist, mathematician)

1932 Carl Perkins (musician)

1937 Valerie Singleton (TV and radio host)

1943 Leila Khaled (Palestinian activist)

1954 Dennis Quaid (actor)

1954 Iain Duncan Smith (British politician)

1957 Seve Ballesteros (golf player)

1958 Nigel Slater (journalist, food writer, broadcaster)

1966 Cynthia Nixon (actress)

1966 Rachel Stevens (singer)

1971 Jacques Villeneuve (race car driver)

1975 Robbie Fowler (soccer player)

1978 Rachel Stevens (singer - S Club, dancer, actress)

1990 Kristen Stewart (actress)

1998 Elle Fanning (actress)

2000 Jackie Evancho (singer)

April 9th in History

1413 Henry V crowned King of England.

1511 St John's College, Cambridge founded.

1585 Sir Walter Raleigh departs from England to establish the Roanoke Colony in North America.

1784 Ratified by both sides, the Treaty of Paris ends the American Revolutionary War.

1860 Earliest known recording of the human voice made.

1865 Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

1867 US Senate ratifies the purchase of Alaska from Russia.

1940 Germany invades Denmark and Norway. Vidkun Quisling siezes power in Norway.

1945 US Atomic Energy Commission established.

1957 NASA announces the selection of the first seven US astronauts.

1957 Suez Canal is cleared and reopens after the previous year's Suez Crisis.

1965 Astrodome opens and the first indoor baseball game is played.

1967 Boeing 737 makes it maiden flight.

1969 The first British built Concorde, Concorde 002, makes its maiden flight.


1991 Georgia declares independence from USSR.

2002 Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother of the UK.

Queen Mother

2005 Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles.

Prince Charles

April 9th is also

Bataan Day (Philippines)


People born on April 9th are Aries


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