May 9th: What is special about this date?

May 9th marks the 129th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 130th in case of leap years). There are 236 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 9th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 9th and what happened on May 9th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 9th.


May 9th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 9th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Noah Centineo
    Noah Centineo (1996)

    Noah centineo is a popular tv actor known for his roles in teen romantic comedies and dramas.

  • Albert Finney
    Albert Finney (1936)

    Albert finney was a british actor known for his roles in films such as tom jones, erin brockovich, and murder on the orient express.

  • Rosario Dawson
    Rosario Dawson (1979)

    Rosario dawson is an american actress known for her roles in movies such as 'rent', 'sin city', and 'men in black ii'.

  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel (1949)

    After 15 years of preparation, an american singer was inducted into the songwriters hall of fame.

  • John Corbett
    John Corbett (1961)

    John corbett is an american actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as sex and the city and northern exposure.

  • Candice Bergen
    Candice Bergen (1946)

    American actress and model.

  • Pierre Desproges
    Pierre Desproges (1939)

    French humorist, well-known for his elaborate, eloquent, and, above all, vicious diatribes that criticize everything and everyone.

  • Kevin Peter Hall
    Kevin Peter Hall (1955)

    Actor harry & hendersons, dies from aids at age 35.

  • Glenda Jackson
    Glenda Jackson (1936)

    British actress, internationally recognized, who won the ny film classics award for 1971, an emmy in 1972 for "queen elizabeth", and oscars...

  • Joan Sims
    Joan Sims (1930)

    Actress (carry on behind carry on cleo).

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May 9th: who died on this date?

On May 9th the following celebrities died:

  • Lena Horne
    Lena Horne (2010)

    American actress and singer with depth and character.

  • Alice Faye
    Alice Faye (1998)

    American actress and singer (d. 1998).

  • Marion Lorne
    Marion Lorne (1968)

    Actress (aunt clara bewitched), dies in 1981.

  • Alan King
    Alan King (2004)

    American screenwriter and producer of actors (d. 2004).

  • Elizabeth Wilson
    Elizabeth Wilson (2015)

    American actress (d. 2015).

  • Joahan Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (1805)

    German poet, philosopher, and playwright known for his works such as William Tell.

  • Elliett Grant Watson (1970)

    Renowned biologist known for contributions to evolutionary theory.

  • Elizabth Neuffer (2003)

    Renowned journalist known for her coverage of war and conflict zones.

  • Niquita Burrell (2009)

    American singer known for her soulful voice and hit songs.

  • See all famous people who died on May 9th


May 9th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 9th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

May 9th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 9th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 9th in history:

  • May 9, 1912: American Numismatic Association receives federal charter.
  • May 9, 1925: Cornerstone for Hebrew University, Jerusalem laid
  • May 9, 1926: Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd's diary seems to indicate that this did not happen).
  • May 9, 1931: 57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59.
  • May 9, 1937: Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy took to the airwaves becoming an overnight radio sensation.
  • May 9, 1953: France agrees to the provisional independence of Cambodia with King Norodom Sihanouk.
  • May 9, 1956: Manaslu, eighth highest mountain in the world, is first ascended.
  • May 9, 1971: 23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman and Jean Stapleton
  • May 9, 2001: Accra Sports Stadium Disaster, which saw the deaths of 129 Ghanaian football fans, was a tragedy that became well-known in Ghana. After a controversial referee's decision, a stampede that saw teargas fired at stadium police officers caused the deaths.
  • May 9, 2003: After a door opened on a plane travelling from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo to Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of the Congo), 129 people are believed to have been killed. After the incident, the victims were taken from the plane and returned to Kinshasa. The identity of the airline that the plane belonged to is not known, but the logo of Ukrainian Cargo Airlines appears on the plane.
  • May 9, 2007: The subtropical storm Andrea forms just off Florida's coast. It is the first subtropical hurricane since Ana in 2003.
  • May 9, 2019: North Korean missile testing: South Korean military claims North Korea launched an "unidentified" projectile into the sea. This marks the second North Korean weapons test in one week.

What day of the year is May 9th?

May 9th marks the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 130th in case of leap years).

There are 236 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 9th is the 9th day of the month of May.

What day of the week is May 9th, 2024?

On May 9th, 2024 the day of the week is Thursday.

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