SEPTEMBER 9th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1893 : President’s child born in White House | & more about history on this day in the video… Frances Folsom Cleveland, the wife of President Grover Cleveland, gave birth to a daughter, named Esther, in the White House.

MAJOR EVENTS iN HiSTORY ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 9th …see the timeline below for more details, births & events…

PEOPLE BORN ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 9th …in production …see the timeline below for more details & more events…

DEATHS ON THiS DAY ~ SEPTEMBER 9th ..in production …see the timeline below for more details & more events…


1379 ~ Treaty of Neuberg, split the Austrian Habsburg lands between the Habsburg dukes Albert III and Leopold III.

1791 ~ Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, was named after President George Washington.

1839 ~ John Herschel took the first glass plate photograph.

1850 ~ California was admitted as the 31st U.S. state.

1886 ~ The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works was finalized.

1926 ~ The National Broadcasting Company was formed in the United States.

1940 ~ George Stibitz pioneered the first remote operation of a computer.

1947 ~ First case of a computer bug being found, when a moth lodged in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

1956 ~ Elvis Presley appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.

1965 ~ Hurricane Betsy made its 2nd landfall near New Orleans, killing 76 people and causing $1.42 billion (about $12 billion in 2005 dollars) in damages, known as the first hurricane to top $1 billion in damages.

1966 ~ The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act was signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

1969 ~ Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collided with a Piper PA-28 in flight, and crashed near Fairland, Indiana.

1969 ~ The Official Languages Act made the French language equal to the English language throughout the Federal government in Canada.

1991 ~ Tajikistan declared independence from the Soviet Union.

1993 ~ The Palestine Liberation Organization officially recognized Israel as a legitimate state.

1999 ~ Sega released Dreamcast, the first 128 bit video game console the .

2001 ~ The Unix billenium was reached, at exactly 01:46:40 UTC, marking the beginning of the use of 10-digit decimal Unix timestamps.

2004 ~ The 2004 Australian Embassy bombing killed 10 people in Jakarta.

2009 ~ The Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, was ceremonially inaugurated at exactly 9:09:09 PM.

2010 ~ A natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California, created a wall of fire over  300m (1,000 feet ) high, killing 8 people.

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