9 September 2023
9.00pm (AEST) – Men’s Cricket – 2nd ODI – Australia v South Africa
G20 summit begins – Delhi (until 10 Sep)
North Korea’s National Day
Start of Invictus Games (until 16 September) – Germany
Birthdays for Hugh Grant (1960), Adam Sandler (1966), Michael Bublé (1975), and Michelle Williams (1980)
• 9-month-old Mary Stuart being crowned Queen of Scots (1543)
• Congress officially renaming the United Colonies the United States of America (1776)
• the birthdays of explorer William Bligh (1754), author Leo Tolstoy (1828), KFC founder Colonel Sanders (1890) and musician Otis Redding (1941)
• Tibet becoming an autonomous region of China (1965)
• the death of Mao Zedong (1976)
• Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest-reigning monarch at 63 years and 7 months, beating the previous record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria (2015)
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