September 09 History

September is the ninth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, September was the seventh month of the year. It became the ninth month when January and February were added to the calendar.

September was originally september mensis, the seventh month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 30 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 153 BCE to honor Julius Caesar.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. September 09 has its own special significance in India and world history.

In modern times, September has 30 days. September starts on the same day of the week as December every year.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on September 09. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 09 September:

  • 1553: Lichfield city of Britain is founded.
  • 1753: First steam engine brought to North American colonies.
  • 1776: The Congress of the US Parliament officially renames the country from the United Colonies to the United States.
  • 1776: At the Second Continental Meeting in Philadelphia, the United Colony was renamed the United States.
  • 1783: Dickinson College was founded in Carlsel, Pennsylvania.
  • 1850: California becomes the 31st state of the US.
  • 1850: California was accepted as the thirty-first state of the Union.
  • 1867: European country Luxembourg attains independence.
  • 1886: Berne Convention signed for the preservation of literature and artistic works.
  • 1911: 14 people died in a motorboat accident on a lake in Italy, Tracimine.
  • 1920: Anglo-Oriental College of Aligarh was renamed as ‘Aligarh Muslim University’.
  • 1924: 8-hour work day offered in Belgium.
  • 1939: The Nazi army reached Vasarya during the Second World War.
  • 1943: The Battle of Rhodes begins between the German and Italian forces.
  • 1949: Hindi was adopted as the national language in India.
  • 1954: The earthquake in the Arlinsville region of the African country of Algeria killed 1400 people.
  • 1960: First Hardy restaurant opened in Greenville, North Carolina.
  • 1967: Uganda gained independence from Britain.
  • 1968: American tennis player Arthur Ash became the first black player to win the US Open.
  • 1971: The US capital is named Washington DC after the first American President George Washington.
  • 1991: Tajikistan gained independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 2001: Northern Alliance leader Ahmed Shah Masood is assassinated in Afghanistan.
  • 2004: A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.
  • 2007: At the Venice Film Festival, Hollywood actor Brad Pitt was awarded Best Actor and Cate Blanchett for Best Actress.
  • 2012: Suicide bombings in Iraq killed more than 100 people and injured 350.

The Most Important Historical events of September Month

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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