September 9th is officially Teddy Bear Day and Wonderful Weirdos Day.
We are now on day 252 out of 365, and only have 112 days left of the year.
If you’re looking to learn more about September 9, then you’re in the right place! Here we’re going to find out some incredible events that all happened on this day throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 2015, Queen Elizabeth II set the record for longest-ruling queen in Great Britain? She overtook her great-great grandmother’s record of 63 years and 7 months.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 9th in history!
What memorable events happened on September 9 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The tomb of a goldsmith family dating back 3,500 years was discovered near Luxor, Egypt.
Queen Elizabeth II became Great Britain’s longest-reigning monarch in history.
Elizabeth became Queen at age 25 after her father’s death, King George VI, on February 6, 1952.
American astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard discovered Jupiter’s fifth moon.
The moon was most commonly referred to as Jupiter V until 1976, when the International Astronomical Union adopted Amalthea as its name, after the Roman mythological nymph of the same name. It’s the third in distance from Jupiter, is reddish in color, and irregularly shaped.
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Every day brings a new quote – here are the most renowned quotes spoken or written on September 9th in history.
It is paradoxical, yet true, to say, that the more we know the more ignorant we become in the absolute sense, for it is only through enlightenment that we become conscious of our limitations.
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
Wonderful Weirdos Day
Wonderful Weirdos Day is here to tell you to ignore the haters and walk on the weird side of life, at least for a day! So celebrate your inner weirdo today, but also celebrate all the other oddballs in your life – as life would be so grey, dull, and lackluster without them!
National Teddy Bear Day
It’s hard to look back at our childhood and not fondly remember our teddy bears; they gave us a level of comfort and security only our mothers could beat. So celebrate this day by finding your old teddy bears, if you still have them, and giving them a place of honor in the house!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
In 2005, Frito-Lay launched Cheetos Lip Balm, but it was quickly taken off the market due to its failure.
Birthday & Zodiac
For those of you who were born on this day, your zodiac sign is Virgo.
Virgo is the sixth sign in the zodiac and is an earth sign that is co-ruled by the planet Mercury. Mercury also rules Gemini, but usually, the two signs aren’t a good match for relationships.
Your allocated birthstone is the Sapphire for all of you born in September. Sapphire comes from the Greek word “sapheiros.” The ancient Greeks and Romans believed that wearing blue sapphires would protect the wearer from physical harm and envy.
For those of you who were born on September 9th, you were likely conceived the previous year on December 17th.
A baby conceived on September 9, 2023, will likely be due around June 2, 2024.