May 9

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 9. From 1900 until now. May 9 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Dave Gahan (1962), Rosario Dawson (1979) and Billy Joel (1949). Several movies were released around May 9 over the years, such as The Pianist in 2002 directed by Roman Polanski and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in 1992 directed by Mansoor Khan.
But much more happened on May 9 over the years: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 9?


  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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  • 2019 North Korean missile tests: The South Korean military claims that North Korean military has launched an "unidentified projectile" into the sea, marking the second time North Korea has conducted a weapons test in a single week. (CNBC)
  • 2018 Terrorism in Indonesia: Prisoners at a detention centre for terrorists in Jakarta revolt, killing five officers and taking a sixth hostage. Negotiators accept a demand for an audience between the rioters and Aman Abdurrahman, an inmate who is the head of ISIL in the country. (The Wall Street Journal)
  • 2017 Syria–United States relations, Turkey–United States relations: Despite opposition from Turkey, President Donald Trump authorizes an arms deal with the Syrian Kurds to assist the Syrian Democratic Forces in their fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). (CNN)
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): A suicide car bomb targeting Mogadishu's traffic police headquarters kills at least four. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility. (NY Times) (Reuters)
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Famous Birthday

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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 9 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs


Which were the most popular books released around May 9 over the years?
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Unintended Consequences by Stuart Woods

Unintended Consequences

Year: 2013


Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes—as an attorney for

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

Year: 2004


PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Our Game by John le Carré

Our Game

Year: 1995


"FURIOUS IN ACTION...TAKES US BY THE NECK ON PAGE ONE AND NEVER LETS GO."--Chicago Sun-TimesWith the Cold War fought and won, British spymaster Tim Cranmer accepts early retirement to rural England

The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener

The Far Side Of Paradise

Year: 1951


When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

Year: 1993


Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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