On This Day: May 09th
This is 129th day of the year and 236 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—4 Iyyar 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 5th day of the 4th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Sir James Barrieplaywright
"Pancho" Gonzalestennis player
Belle Boydspy in the Civil War
John Ashcroftattorney general
Billy Joelmusician, singer, songwriter
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.