November 9th is World Freedom Day and Chaos Never Dies Day.
We made it to day 313 of the year and there’s only 52 days left to go until we reach the new year.
People who were born on this day all share the Scorpio zodiac sign.
Is today a special day for you? It is for us! Here you’ll discover some interesting facts & events that happened on November 9th throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first US president to travel abroad while in office? He boarded the U.S.S. Louisiana to visit the newly formed Republic of Panama.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about November 9th in history!
What Happened On November 9 In History?
In San Diego, California, SeaWorld announced that it would phase out its orca shows following protests.
SeaWorld announced that it would instead show the whales more naturally. This decision was made following the release of the documentary Blackfish, which showed how whales are mistreated in captivity. The documentary sparked protesters to fight for animal rights and better living standards for whales in captivity.
Italian opera singer, Andrea Bocelli released his sixth album “Sacred Arias” which sold over 5 million copied making it the highest selling classical album ever by a solo singer.
King Edward VII was gifted with The Cullinan Diamond (the world’s largest diamond), on his 60th birthday.
The Cullinan Diamond weighs 3,106.75 carats (1.36lbs or 0.62kg) and was discovered in Cullinan, South Africa on January 26, 1905.
Theodore Roosevelt became the first US president to visit another country while in office, visiting Puerto Rico and then Panama.
The first sustained flight of longer than five minutes was achieved and traveled three miles in the process.
Mary Jane Kelly was found dead on her bed in London. She is thought to have been the fifth and final victim of the infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper.
George Bruce, received the first US design patents for typefaces and bordering.
The Mayflower, filled with Puritan Pilgrims, spotted land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Their journey took a total of 3 months and the Pilgrims later landed at Plymouth Rock.
Piero the Unfortunate was stripped of his title of Lord of Florence, Italy, and exiled on this day.
Holy Emperor, Louis IV of Bavaria defeated Frederick I of Austria during the Battle of Gammelsdorf.