September 09: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(September 09, 1850)
California joined the United States as the thirty-first state. photo source:


(September 09, 1972)
The Cave Research Foundation's exploration and mapping team finds a connection between the Mammoth and Flint Ridge cave systems in Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park, creating the longest known cave route in the world. photo source:

(September 09, 1976)
Mao Zedong, who died on this day in 1976, was the unchallenged leader of the Chinese Communist Party after the Long March (1934–35). photo source:

(September 9, 1991)
Tajikistan Independence Day.

(September 09, 2015)
Elizabeth II, who exceeded the reign of her great-great-grandmother Victoria, became the longest-reigning British monarch. photo source:

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