International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
What Happened Today 9 December In Indian History , Today In Indian History
9 - December - 1484
Surdas (1483-1563), blind Hindi bard and singer of Agra whose hymns to Krishna are compiled in the 'Sursagar', was born in Sihi village near Delhi.
9 - December - 1658
Dutch troops occupy harbour city Quilon (Coilan), India.
9 - December - 1761
Maharani Tarabai of Pune, the regent of Maratha empire of India from 1700 until 1708, died at Satara. She was the queen of Chhatrapati Rajaram Bhosale and daughter-in-law of the empire's founder Shivaji and mother of Shivaji II. She is acclaimed for her role in keeping alive the resistance against Mughal occupation of Maratha territories after the death of her spouse, and acted as regent during the minority of her son.