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Today in History India 09 April

Check out below about Today in History India 9 April in Indian history or April 9 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 9 April in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

Today’s Historical Events on April 9

1867, 9th April: A proposal to buy Alaska from Russia was approved by the United States.

1953, 9th April: Warner Bros. released the first 3D film titled ‘House of Wax’.

1980, 9th April: The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein killed philosopher Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and his sister Bint al-Huda after three days of torture.

1991, 9th April: Georgia declared independence from the Soviet Union.

1994, 9th April: The R D Birla National Award awarded to Scientist P. M. Bhargava for outstanding achievements in microbiology.

Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 9

1336: Timur, a Turco-Mongol conqueror who founded the Timurid Empire.

1770: Thomas Seebeck, a Baltic German physicist.

1806: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, an English civil engineer.

1893: Rahul Sankrityayan, the Father of Indian Travelogue Travel literature. 

1925: Linda Goodman, an American astrologer, and poet.

1926: Hugh Hefner, an American magazine publisher. 

1948: Jaya Bachchan, an Indian film actress, and politician. 

1954: Jairam Ramesh, an Indian economist, and politician.

1988: Swara Bhaskar, an Indian actress.

1990: Kristen Stewart, an American actress, and filmmaker.

Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 9

1626: Francis Bacon, an English philosopher, and statesman.

1994: Chandra Rajeshwara Rao, an Indian freedom fighter.

2001: Behram Contractor, an Indian journalist, and humourist.

2009: Shakti Samanta, an Indian film director, and producer.

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