All About October 9th
A collection of holidays, horoscope and historical events that happened on October 9th.
October 9th Holidays
- Curious Events Day
- Fire Prevention Day
- International Beer and Pizza Day
- Leif Erikson Day
- National Moldy Cheese Day
- National Pro-Life Cupcake Day
- National Sneakers Day
- Nautilus Night
- Scrubs Day
- Submarine-Hoagie-Hero-Grinder Day
- World Post Day
October 9th Horoscope
- Date range: September 23 – October 22
- Element: Air
- Quality: Cardinal
- Color: Pink, Green
- Ruler: Venus
- Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
- Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
- Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 9th History
- 1604 – Supernova 1604 is sighted, the most recent supernova to be observed within the Milky Way.
- 1790 – A severe earthquake in northern Algeria causes severe damage and a tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea and kills three thousand.
- 1824 – Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica.
- 1847 – Slavery is abolished in Saint Barthélemy.
- 1873 – A meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.
- 1919 – The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series, resulting in the Black Sox Scandal.
- 1920 – Swanee by Al Jolson was the #1 song in the US according to playback.fm.
- 1940 – John Lennon, Singer-songwriter and member of The Beatles was born in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
- The #1 movie in the US was Strike Up the Band.
- 1948 – Jackson Browne, Singer-songwriter was born in Heidelberg, Germany.
- 1952 – You Belong to Me by Jo Stafford was the #1 song in the US according to playback.fm.
- 1952 – Sharon Osbourne, Television personality was born in Brixton, London, United Kingdom.
- 1964 – Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison as the #1 song in the US according to playback.fm.
- 1966 – The #1 movie in the US was The Bible: In the Beginning.
- 1967 – A day after his capture, Ernesto “Che” Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
- 1969 – In Chicago, the National Guard is called in as demonstrations continue over the trial of the “Chicago Eight“.
- 1975 – Fame by David Bowie was the #1 song in the US according to playback.fm.
- 1975 – Sean Lennon, American musician was born in New York, NY.
- 1982 – The #1 movie in the US was An Officer and a Gentleman.
- 1986 – The Phantom of the Opera, eventually the second longest running musical in London, opens at Her Majesty’s Theatre.
- 1986 – Stuck with You by Huey Lewis and the News was the #1 song in the US according to playback.fm.
- 1996 – Bella Hadid, American model was born in Washington, D.C.
- 2003 – Baby Boy by Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul was the #1 song in the US according to playback.fm.
- 2006 – North Korea conducts its first nuclear test.
- 2011 – Real Steel was the #1 movie in the US according to to playback.fm.