On this day the 9th of May:
1763; The battle of Fort Detroit began: It was an ultimately unsuccessful attempt by North American Indians to capture Fort Detroit during Pontiac’s Rebellion. The siege was led primarily by Pontiac, an Odawa chief and military leader.
1915: The Second Battle of Artois took place between French and German armies.
1920: Kiev captured by the Polish army, during the Polish-Soviet war.