Events in History on November 9

  • 694 Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Muslims/sentenced to slavery
  • 1282 Pope Martinus IV excommunicates king Pedro III of Aragonorth
  • 1313 Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.
  • 1330 Battle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush
  • 1492 Peace of Etaples (Henry VII of England & Charles VIII of France)
  • 1494 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
  • 1520 Height of the Stockholm Bloodbath - King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden executes Swedish nobles
  • 1526 Jews are expelled from Pressburg (Bratislava), Hungary, by Maria of Hapsburg
  • 1541 Queen Catharine Howard confined in Tower of London
  • 1569 Catholic uprising under Northumberland & Westmoreland
  • 1580 Spanish troops lands in Ireland
  • 1620 After a month of delays off the English coast and about two months at sea, the Mayflower spots land (Cape Cod)

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1673 English King Charles II dismisses Earl of Shaftesbury

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • 1681 Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion
  • 1697 Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • 1720 Rabbi Yehuda Hasid synagogue set afire
  • 1729 Spain, France & Britain sign Treaty of Seville
  • 1764 Mary Campbell, a captive of the Lenape during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded by Colonel Henry Bouquet.
  • 1794 Russian troops occupy Warsaw

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1799 Napoleon Bonaparte becomes dictator (1st consul) of France

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1821 1st US pharmacy college holds 1st classes, Philadelphia
  • 1842 The first U.S. design patent for typefaces and borders was issued to George Bruce of New York City
  • 1848 Post office at Clay & Pike opens
  • 1848 Robert Blum, a German revolutionary and MP (Liberal), is executed in Vienna.
  • 1851 Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
  • 1853 Origin of Carrington rotation numbers for rotation of Sun
  • 1857 Atlantic Monthly magazine 1st published
  • 1861 1st documented Canadian football game (at U of Toronto)

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1862 US General Ulysses S. Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him

US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant
US President & Union General
Ulysses S. Grant
  • 1864 1st export of goods from Burrard Inlet, BC to a foreign country
  • 1864 Sherman issues preliminary plans for his "March to the Sea"
  • 1872 The Great Boston Fire of 1872. Close to 1,000 buildings destroyed
  • 1877 American Chemical Society chartered in NY
  • 1888 Jack Ripper's 5th and probably last victim, Mary Jane Kelly, found on her bed
  • 1900 China has resumed nominal control of Manchuria, but in a secret agreement the Chinese governor of Manchuria grants Russia such rights as keeping troops along the railroad lines and controlling civil administration
  • 1904 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
  • 1905 Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages

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1906 Theodore Roosevelt is 1st US President to visit another country (Puerto Rico and Panama)

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1907 The Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
  • 1912 Ferenc Molnàrs "Farkas" premieres in Budapest
  • 1913 Storm "Freshwater Fury" sinks 8 ore-carriers on Great Lakes
  • 1914 Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific
  • 1918 Bavaria proclaims itself a republic

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1918 Emperor Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1918 Republic Germany proclaimed

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1921 Partito Nazionalista Fascista forms in Italy by Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

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1922 Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy

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1923 Beer Hall Putsc; Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die, Hitler flees

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1924 Miriam (Ma) Ferguson becomes 1st elected woman governor (of Texas)
  • 1925 German NSDAP (Nazi party) forms Schutzstaffel (SS)

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1925 Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin

  • 1927 Giant Panda discovered, China
  • 1927 Pastor of Have begins blessing of motorcars/motors
  • 1930 1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama
  • 1932 Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500
  • 1932 Riots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland kill 12 and injure 60.
  • 1935 Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
  • 1936 Albanian government of Frasheri falls
  • 1936 American fashion designer Ruth Harkness captures a panda cub (Su Lin) in China - becomes 1st live panda cub to enter the US
  • 1937 Japanese army conquers Shanghai
  • 1937 St Louis Cards Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick is named NL MVP
  • 1938 Al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner, creates Sadie Hawkins Day
  • 1938 Kristallnacht begins: pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria - first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins
  • 1939 Nobel for physics awarded to Ernest O Lawrence (cyclotron)
  • 1939 Venlo-incident: German Abwehr kills 2 British agents
  • 1941 Hitler threatens Clemens August, Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster
  • 1942 German occupiers install Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
  • 1942 Transport number 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1944 Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
  • 1944 Walcheren purged of Nazi troops

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1946 US President Harry Truman ends wage/price freeze

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman
  • 1949 Costa Rica adopts Constitution
  • 1950 Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1953 Cambodia (aka Kampuchea) gains independence from Fance, within the French Union
  • 1955 Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain" premieres in NYC
  • 1955 NZ all out for 70 v Pakistan at Dacca
  • 1955 UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics
  • 1956 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champion
  • 1961 Paddy Chayefsky's "Gideon" premieres in NYC
  • 1961 USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970m
  • 1961 The X-15 rocket plane achieved a world record speed of 4,093 mph (Mach 6.04) and reached 101,600 feet (30,970 m or over 19 miles) altitude
  • 1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1963 450 die in a coal-dust explosion & 160 die in train crash (Japan)
  • 1964 Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan
  • 1965 Hurricane hits north east US/Canada
  • 1965 Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.
  • 1966 Oakland Coliseum Arena opens
  • 1967 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
  • 1967 Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
  • 1967 The unmanned Saturn V rocket is launched on its first successful test flight into Earth orbit
  • 1968 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968 Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting led a Loyalist march to the Diamond area of Derry, North Ireland
  • 1970 Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins
  • 1970 The Irish School of Ecumenics is founded by Michael Hurley
  • 1971 David Storey's "Changing Room" premieres in London
  • 1971 John List kills family & moves to Colorado
  • 1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1973 Fire at Taiyo dept store, kills 101 & injures 84 (Kumamoto Japan)
  • 1973 Government De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support

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1973 Ringo Starr releases "Ringo" album

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • 1976 Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career
  • 1976 UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa
  • 1977 Reds' George Foster wins NL MVP
  • 1978 NASL realligns its 24 teams into 6 divisions

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1980 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • 1982 Sugar Ray Leonard retires for 1st time
  • 1983 Amsterdam brewer Freddie Heineken kidnapped
  • 1983 Discovery flies from Vandenberg AFB to Kennedy Space Center
  • 1984 Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
  • 1985 Gary Kasparov becomes the youngest ever world chess champion aged 22
  • 1985 Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed
  • 1986 Pakistan all out for 77 v West Indies at Lahore
  • 1989 East Berlin opens its borders
  • 1990 Tanzania government of Malecela forms
  • 1990 New democratic constitution is issued in Nepal.
  • 1991 Joint European Torus (JET) scientists in Culham England successfully harness nuclear fusion to produce the first large amount of controlled fusion power
  • 1992 Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada (KFBI)
  • 1992 Prix Goncourt awarded to Patrick Chamoiseau for "Texaco"
  • 1993 Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
  • 1993 Stari Most (the "old bridge", built in 1566) in Mostar, Bosnia, collapses after several days of bombing.
  • 1994 Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female president of Sri Lanka
  • 1994 The chemical element Darmstadtium is discovered.
  • 1998 Brokerage houses are ordered to pay 1.03 billion USD to cheated NASDAQ investors to compensate for their price-fixing. This is the largest civil settlement in United States history.
  • 1998 Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
  • 1999 TAESA Flight 725, crashes a few minutes after leaving the Uruapan airport en-route to Mexico City. 18 people were killed in the accident.
  • 2003 A suicide-terrorist attack in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, kills 17 people.
  • 2004 Video game Halo 2 a first person shooter first released on Xbox by Bungie Studios
  • 2005 Suicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.
  • 2005 The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • 2009 Joe Cada becomes the youngest champion of the World Series of Poker's main event.
  • 2012 25 people are killed and 62 injured after a train carrying liquid fuel bursts into flames in Burma
  • 2012 An Algerian C-295 military transport plane crashes near Avignon, France, killing 6 people
  • 2013 8 people are killed by a gunman in Cali, Columbia
  • 2014 United States lead air strikes in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul against Islamic State (IS)
  • 2014 Celebrations held in Germany to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; white balloons marking a stretch of the wall symbolize its disappearance
  • 2014 Top African business leaders establish an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak
  • 2014 Asia-Pacific countries, including China and the United States, announce plans to co-operate more closely in the fight against corruption
  • 2015 Tim Wolfe, President of the University of Missouri, resigns amid protests of endemic racism on campus
  • 2015 San Diego's SeaWorld announces it will overhaul its killer whale show after controversy over the whales treatment
  • 2015 "Reclining Nude", by Italian artist Modigliani fetches 2nd highest auction price at $170.4m