On This Day in History for September 9 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 141 of 141

  • 1976 New Zealand government establishes the country’s first centralised electronic database through the Wanganui Computer Act, raising questions about the state’s ability to gather information on its citizens
  • 1977 1st TRS-80 computer sold
  • 1977 Tiger rookies Lou Whitaker & Allan Trammell debut together & will play together for 19 years

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1978 Iraqi Ayatollah Khomeini calls for uprising in Irani army

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 1981 Vernon E Jordan resigns as president of National Urban League
  • 1982 Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank in preparation for STS-5
  • 1982 Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight
  • 1983 Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas
  • 1983 Radio Shack announces their color computer 2 (Coco2)
  • 1985 Race riot in Birmingham, England
  • 1986 Minn Tommy Krammer passes for 6 touchdowns vs Green Bay (42-7)
  • 1986 NYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying
  • 1987 Gary Hart admits on "Nightline" to cheating on his wife
  • 1988 "Look Away" single released by Chicago (Billboard Song of the Year 1989)
  • 1990 Liberia president Samuel K Doe is captured by Mr Johnson's forces
  • 1990 Oakland beats NY 7-3 to complete a 12-game sweep of Yankees this year
  • 1990 George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait
  • 1993 Croupier of casino in Bristol, England, shoots a 4 a record eight times
  • 1993 Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization exchange letters of mutual recognition
  • 1994 Space shuttle STS 64 (Discovery 20) launches into orbit
  • 1994 Tu-22 crashes into Aeroflot Tu-134a at Zhukovsky, 7 killed
  • 1995 "Broadway Limited" last train ride (began in 1902)
  • 1995 Dean St Station in Brooklyn, is 6th MTA station to close since 1904
  • 1997 Sinn Fein accepts Mitchell Principles on para-military disarmament
  • 2001 Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan
  • 2004 Bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people
  • 2009 Cyprus enters recession after 0.6% contraction in the first quarter, followed by 0.4% in the second quarter

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2010 A court in the Philippines orders Imelda Marcos to repay the government almost $280,000 for funds taken from the National Food Authority by Ferdinand Marcos in 1983

First Lady and Politican Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politican
Imelda Marcos
10th President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos
10th President of the Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos
  • 2012 17 people are killed and at least 40 injured after two car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria
  • 2012 100 people are killed and 350 injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
  • 2012 Armenia wins the 40th FIDE Chess Olympiad
  • 2013 60 people are killed in conflict between rebels and loyalists in the Central African Republic
  • 2013 18 people are killed in conflict between government and Boko Harem troops in Borno State, Nigeria
  • 2013 44 people are killed and 45 are injured after a bus crashes into a ravine in Northern Guatemala
  • 2013 Erna Solberg is elected Prime Minister of Norway after a centre-right coalition wins a majority in their elections

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2013 Barry Avrich’s film "Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story", about the life of Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione

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2014 Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran, undergoes prostate surgery

Leader of Iran Ali Hosseini Khamenei
Leader of Iran
Ali Hosseini Khamenei

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2015 Queen Elizabeth II becomes Great Britain's longest-reigning monarch at 63 years and seven months, beating the previous record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria
  • 2015 Apple unveils the iPad Pro and iPhone 6S in San Francisco
  • 2015 EU Migrant Crisis: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his annual address proposes plan based on EU quotas
  • 2016 North Korea conducts nuclear test at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, lragest ever test at 10 kilotons

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