October 9 is the 282nd day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (283rd in the leap year). There are 83 days left until the end of the year.
1410 - The Prague Old Town Astronomical Clock is first mentioned in documents.
1921 - Premiere of Janáček's symphonic poem Taras Bulba in Brno
1928 - The biggest Czech construction disaster. In Prague, on the corner of Na Poříčí and Biskupská streets, the completed seven-storey Jakesch Department Store with 87 workers slumped to the ground.
1929 - A new brand of Czechoslovak motorcycles is registered - Jawa. The name of the company was created by composing the name of the founder František Janeček, who bought a license for the production of Wanderer motorcycles.
1931 - The first radio broadcast from a recording on a wax board - a report by Josef Laufer from a football match in the Czechoslovak Republic - Yugoslavia.
1969 - The Czechoslovak government in Prague bans individuals from traveling to the West due to the huge number of emigrations
1970 - Premiere of the Czech science fiction adventure film Bořivoj Zeman On a Comet based on a novel by Jules Verne
2008 - The son of the operator of the Matějská pilgrimage, Václav Kočka Jr., was shot dead by businessman Bohumír Ďurička after the christening of the book by the head of the CSSD, Jiří Paroubek, in the Prague restaurant Monarch.
2009 - The elections to the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic were to begin in 2009, and the deadline was finally moved to 2010.
2011 - Josef Váňa won with his horse Tiumen Velká Pardubická.
2017 - Chairman YES 2011 Andrej Babiš and Jaroslav Faltýnek are accused of fraud with the financing of the Stork's Nest
1000 - Leif Eriksson discovers Vinland, a European foot first standing on North American soil.
1238 - James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and establishes the Kingdom of Valencia
1531 - Catholic cantons declare war on the canton of Zurich, the Second War for Kappel begins.
1655 - Swedish King Charles X. Gustav occupies Krakow
1760 - Seven Years' War: Russian troops of Generals Chernyshev and Tottleben and Austrian troops of General Lacy occupy Berlin. By October 12, they had selected the contribution and partially burned it.
1917 - The Czechoslovak Army Corps is formed in Russia, whose team soon reached the number of 40,000 soldiers.
1934 - Macedonian and Croatian nationalists successfully assassinate in Yugoslav King Alexander I and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou in Marseille.
1962 - Uganda becomes a republic.
1963 - Disaster of the Vajont Dam.
2004 - First democratic elections in Afghanistan.
2005 - Cardinal and Bishop Clemens August von Galen is beatified
1766 - Bedřich Diviš Weber, composer, musicologist and pedagogue († December 25, 1842)
1823 - Antonín Ludvík Frind, Bishop of Litoměřice († October 25, 1881)
1825 - Josef Jireček, Czech ethnographer, literary historian († 25 November 1888)
František Klement, Czech writer and traveler († January 17, 1933)
František Koláček, mathematician and physicist († December 8, 1913)
1862 - Stanislav Kubr, Czech farmer and politician († October 21, 1908)
1863 - Jiří Sumín, (Amálie Vrbová), writer († November 11, 1936)
1870 - Viktorin Šulc, Czech architect and painter († March 20, 1946)
1884 - Jára Sedláček, Czech actor and director († 28 February 1927)
1888 - Julie Reisser, composer and poet († February 25, 1938)
1899 - Karel Čipera, Czechoslovak football representative († June 22, 1981)
1902 - Ladislav Veselský, Czechoslovak football representative (†? 1960)
1903 - Karel Steklý, actor, screenwriter and director († July 5, 1987)
1910 - Karel Kalaš, opera singer († May 3, 2001)
1914 - Josef Hlinomaz, actor, journalist, illustrator and painter († August 8, 1978)
1917 - Vilibald Šťovík, hockey player († November 8, 1948)
Soběslav Sejk, actor († April 19, 2004)