September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years
) in the Gregorian calendar
. There are 113 days remaining until the end of the year.
Events in World War TwoEdit
1939: The Battle of Hel begins, the longest-defended pocket of Polish Army resistance during the German invasion of Poland.
1942: A Japanese floatplane drops incendiary bombs on Oregon.
1943: The Allies land at Salerno and Taranto, Italy.
1944: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.
1945: Japan formally surrenders to China.