Tuesday 09 August 2022


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Today
Sunrise 06:32
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Sunrise 06:33
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Difference :
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Full moon :
12/08 03:36


New moon :
27/08 10:18


19 jours depuis la dernière lune

Es passierte an einem 09 August

1936 : Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal


On August 9, 1936, in the 4x100m relay, the American athlete Jesse Owens won his fourth gold medal at the Berlin Olympics. He had already won the 100m, 200m and long jump.

1945 : Atomic bomb on Nagasaki


On August 9, 1945, Japanese forces refusing to surrender after the dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the Americans launched a second atomic bomb, this time on Nagasaki. Approximately 70,000 people were killed. Japan surrendered six days later.

1969 : Actress Sharon Tate Murdered


On August 9, 1969, Sharon Tate, a 26-year old actress, 8 months pregnant, married to director Roman Polanski, was murdered with four of her friends at her home in Los Angeles. The perpetrators of these murders were members of a cult led by Charles Manson.

1974 : Gerald Ford becomes President


On August 9, 1974, following the resignation of Richard Nixon, Vice President Gerald Ford became President of the United States. Ford became vice president in October 1973 after the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew after he was accused of tax fraud.

1982 : Shooting in the Rue des Rosiers in Paris


On August 9, 1982, an attack was perpetrated against the Goldenberg restaurant, 7 rue des Rosiers in Paris. 6 people were killed and 22 injured. As the restaurant was located in a neighborhood with a strong Jewish community, anti-Semitic motivations of the attack were likely. However, the murderers were never found.

Tagesaktualität : 09 August

National Day in Singapore
August 9 is National Day in Singapore which commemorates its independence gained against Malaysia on August 9, 1965.

Zitat des Tages : 09 August

Gerald R. Ford, 38ème Président des Etats Unis
When a man is asked to make a speech, the first thing he has to decide is what to say.

Geburtstage : 09 August

John Oldham, English poet (1653)
Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French American architect (1754)
Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (1776)
William B. Travis, Lieutenant colonel in the Texan Army, died at the Battle of the Alamo (1809)
Noël-Noël, French actor (1897)
P. L. Travers, Australian Writer (Mary Poppins) (1899)
William Alfred Fowler, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1911)
Catherine Langeais, French TV presenter (1923)
Daniel Keyes, American writer (1927)
Marvin Minsky, American cognitive scientist (A.I.) (1927)
Robert Shaw, English actor (1927)
Yves Coppens, French paleontologist (1934)
Pierre Santini, french actor (1938)
Romano Prodi, Italian politician (1939)
Bulle Ogier, French actress (1939)
David Steinberg, Canadian actor (1942)
Sam Elliott, American actor (1944)
Jonathan Kellerman, American writer (1949)
Anémone, French actress (1950)
Melanie Griffith, American actress (1957)
John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1961)
Whitney Houston, American singer and actress (1963)
Eric Bana, Australian actor (1968)
Gillian Anderson, American actress (1968)
Juanes, Colombian singer (1972)
Raphaël Poirée, French biathlete (1974)
Nicola Stapleton, English actress (1974)
Audrey Tautou, French actress (1976)
Jessica Capshaw, American actress (1976)
Tyson Gay, American athlete (1982)
Paul Gallagher, Scottish football player (1984)

Sie haben uns verlassen 09 August

Horikawa, Emperor of Japan (1107)
Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (1886)
Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (1919)
Hermann Hesse, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize in Literature (1962)
Cecil Frank Powell, English physicist, Nobel Prize (1969)
Sharon Tate, American actress (1969)
Dmitri Chostakovitch, Russian composer (1975)
Jacqueline Cochran, American aviator (1980)
Louis Nucera, French writer (2000)
Jacques Deray, French director (2003)
Gregory Hines, American dancer and actor (2003)

Tipp des Tages : 09 August

Avoid that dogs are rummaging through your trash


To prevent animals to tear up your trash from the time you put it outside and the time when it will be picked up, you can spray product to clean windows or pepper mixed with water.

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