This Day in History – October 9

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This Day in History- October 9

Do you know October 9 is celebrated as World Postal Day every year? This day is essentially celebrated to raise awareness about the role of the postal sector in the lives of people and businesses every day. In addition to this, October 9 is known for other major events that have taken place. To know more about these important events of October 9, read this blog on today in history.

What Happened in India on October 9?

1949-The Territorial Army was established
On October 9, 1949, the Territorial Army was established.

Credits : Defense Squad

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on October 9

  • 1804 – Hobart founded
    Hobart, the capital of Tasmania was founded
  • 1806 – War of the Fourth Coalition
    Prussia began the War of Fourth Coalition against France
  • 1941 – Coup in Panama
    A coup took place in Panama which declared Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango as the new President.
  • 1962 – Uganda became independent
    Uganda became an independent commonwealth realm.
  • 2006 – 1st Nuclear Test by North Korea
    North Korea conducted its First Nuclear Test.
  • 2012 – Attempt to assassinate Malala Yousafzai
    Attempts were made to assassinate Malala Yousoufzai.
Credits : United Nations
  • 2016 – Attack along the Bangladesh Myanmar border
    The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army launched its 1st attack on Myanmar security forces.

Famous Birthdays

1940 – John Lennon
John Winston Ono Lennon was an English singer, songwriter, musician and peace activist 

Credits : Rolling Stone

1996 – Bella Hadid
Isabella Khair Hadid is an American model.

Credits : Vogue

Hope you are now familiar with the events of historical significance that took place on this day in history, October 9. For more such informative content, stay connected to Leverage Edu! For the latest updates around study blogs, follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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