9 JUL HISTORY EVENTS

Today in History – 9 July

today in history 9 july

1746

French sailor’s fleet reached at the bank of Pondichery in India.

1755

E Braddock, British General, was mortally wounded during French & Indian War.

1777

On this day in 1777, New York elected Brigadier General George Clinton as the first governor of the independent state of New York. Clinton became New York’s longest-serving governor, as well as the longest-serving governor in the United States, holding the post until 1795, and again from 1801 to 1804. In 1805, he was elected vice president of the United States, a position he held under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, until his death in 1812.

1850

Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of the United States, died suddenly from an attack of cholera morbus. He was succeeded by Millard Fillmore.

1873

Henry Albert John Gidney, greatest leader and politician, was born in Igatpuri, Maharashtra.

1875

The Bombay Stock Exchange, the first in India, was constructed under the shade of a large banyan tree.

1877

On July 9, 1877, the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club began its first lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, then an outer-suburb of London. Twenty-one amateurs showed up to compete in the Gentlemen’s Singles tournament, the only event at the first Wimbledon. The winner was to take home a 25-guinea trophy.

1947

In a ceremony held at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, General Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed Florence Blanchfield to be a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, making her the first woman in U.S. history to hold permanent military rank.

1951

India’s first Five Year Plan was prepared and published. There was the first amendment to the Constitutionand the first general elections were held.

1969

India accepted ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ as its National Animal, as recommended by the Indian Wild life Board. This Tiger is also known as the majestic tiger – panthere tigris (Linnaeus).

1992

The government agreed to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to enquire into the security scam.

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