On August 9, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The Gregorian calendar’s 221st day is August 9th. On this day in 1790, the Columbia returned to Boston Harbor after sailing around the world with an American flag. Thomas Edison received a patent for his telegraph in 1892. Nixon resigned as president in 1974.
Leo is the zodiac sign for August 9th. On this day, Whitney Houston and Anna Kendrick were born. National Rice Pudding Day, National Veep Day, and National Book Lovers Day all fall on August 9th.
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