Momentous events in history: 9 July 2018



On this day, July 9 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


Azerbaijan – Day of employees of bodies of the diplomatic service.

Argentina – independence Day.

Kazakhstan – the Day of Tax service.

Morocco – Hassan II Day.

Panama – Day victims.

South Sudan – independence Day.

The phenomenon of the Tikhvin icon of the Mother of God.


1816 Argentina declared independence from Spain.

1868 Entered into force the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizenship to all persons born on its territory.

In 1877 the U.S. inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham bell created the first telephone company “Bell Telephone Company”.

1877, Wimbledon held the first tennis tournament.

1918 the “Great train wreck” – the largest railway accident in the United States .

1945, General Charles de Gaulle had to stay in France for a referendum to determine the state of the country.

1957 Opened the 102-th element of the periodic table – nobelium.

1958 a Huge landslide caused a wave of record height (574 m), which at a speed of 160 km/h swept through narrow, like a fjord, Bay Lituya in Alaska, USA.

1961 In Winnipeg (Canada) was opened a monument to Taras Shevchenko.

1991 the IOC restored the membership of South Africa, previously excluded in the country’s policy of apartheid.

1997 Ukraine signed a cooperation agreement with NATO.

2006, the Airbus A310 Crash near Irkutsk. 125 people were killed.

2011 South Sudan became an independent state with its capital in Juba.

Born on this day:

1858 Franz Boas, American anthropologist, linguist and naturalist.

1879 Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician.

1956 Tom Hanks American actor, Director, screenwriter and producer.

1964 Courtney Love, American actress and singer.

1987 Ulas Samchuk, a Ukrainian writer, journalist and publicist.


1850 Zachary Taylor, 12th U.S. President (1849-1850), a major American military leader.

1856-Amedeo Avogadro, Italian scientist, physicist, chemist.


George, David, Denis, Ivan, Paul.