On September 9:
1543 Mary Stuart was crowned Mary I, Queen of Scots.
1839 John Herschel took the first glass plate photograph.
1886 The Berne Convention for the protection of literary and artistic works was finalised.
1941 US singer Otis Redding was born.
1951 Former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer was born.
1960 English actor Hugh Grant was born.
1969 Model Rachel Hunter was born.
1975 The Wanganui Computer Act was passed.
1976 Chairman Mao Zedong died.
2004 a bomb exploded outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta.
Sourced from BBC On This Day, NZ History Online, Wikipedia.