On This Day: September 09th
This is 252nd day of the year and 113 days remain in the year.
The Second Continental Congress changed the name of the nation to the United States of America, from the United Colonies.
California became the 31st state.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was created by the Radio Corporation of America.
The People's Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) was created.
Elvis Presley appeared on television for the first time on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Communist Chinese leader Mao Zedong died in Beijing at age 82.
September 09 BirthdaysWilliam Bligh1754–1817 British admiral.
Leo TolstoyRussian novelist and philosopher
Otis Reddingsinger, songwriter
Adam Sandlercomedian, musician, actor