This Day in History on 9 August

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 9 August. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1329 – Quilon, the first Indian Christian Diocese, is erected by Pope John XXII; the French-born Jordanus is appointed the first Bishop.

1814 – Indian Wars: The Creek sign the Treaty of Fort Jackson, giving up huge parts of Alabama and Georgia.

1877 – Indian Wars: Battle of the Big Hole: A small band of Nez Percé Indians clash with the United States Army.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1909 – Vinayaka Krishna Gokak, Indian scholar, author, and academic (d. 1992)

1924 – Mathews Mar Barnabas, Indian metropolitan (d. 2012)

1975 – Mahesh Babu, Indian actor and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2015 – Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1915)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History