Today in India and World History: December 09

According to Gregory calendar, December 09 is the day number 343 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 344. December 09 has its own special significance in India and world history.

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

List of Important Historical events of 09th December:

  • 1484: The great poet and saint Surdas was born.
  • 1625: A military union was signed between Holland and England.
  • 1658: Dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India
  • 1712: Battle of Gadebsk: Sweden defeated Denmark and Saxony.
  • 1714: Turk-Venetian War (1714–1718): Ottoman Empire declared war on the Republic of Venice.
  • 1738: The Jews were expelled from Breslau Silesia.
  • 1742: Karl Wilhelm Schiel, one of Sweden’s noted chemists and founders of modern chemistry, was born in Stockholm.
  • 1747: Great Britain and the Netherlands signed the military treaty.
  • 1758: The thirteen-month-long war of Madras began in India. This was the most dangerous war between Britain and France in India.
  • 1762: The British Parliament accepted the Treaty of Paris.
  • 1793: New York City’s first daily newspaper, American Minerva, founded by Noah Webster.
  • 1851: The first YMCA Montreal was established in North America.
  • 1856: Busher surrendered to the British Army.
  • 1883: Poet Rabindranath Tagore (22) weds Mrinalini Devi in an arranged marriage
  • 1898: Belur Math was established in Kolkata.
  • 1905: Legislation passed in France to separate church and state.
  • 1938: Istvan Shishki became Hungarian Foreign Minister.
  • 1941: China declared war against Japan, Germany and Italy.
  • 1945: Actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha was born.
  • 1946: Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born Indian politician Born
  • 1946: The Constituent Assembly, which enacted the country’s highest law, met for the first time.
  • 1974: The Paris summit began with reunions of European community states and heads of government.
  • 1981: Diya Mirza, Indian actress Born
  • 1992: The British royal couple Prince Charles and Princess Diana were officially announced to be separated.
  • 2001: United National Party leader Ranil Wickramasinghe was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
  • 2003: An explosion in the center of Moscow left six people dead and many more injured.
  • 2010: Estonia became the 34th member of the OECD.
  • 2013: Seven killed and 63 injured in a train accident near Bintaro in Indonesia.
  • 2018: Tens of thousands march on Delhi, India, to demand Hindi temple be built on contentious religious site in Ayodhya

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