9th November, on this day
a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims,
sentencing all Jews to slavery.
1282 Pope Martin
IV excommunicates King Peter
III of Aragon.
the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick
I of Austria at the Battle
of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian
army in an ambush
of Etaples between Henry
VII and Charles
de' Medici become rulers of Florence.
1526 Jews are expelled from Pressburg, Hungary by Maria
Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower
sight land at Cape
Glorious Revolution : William
of Orange captures Exeter.
Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
1720 Rabbi Yehuda
Hasid synagogue set afire
1729 Spain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty
Campbell, a captive of the Lenape
during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded
by Colonel Henry Bouquet.
Bonaparte leads the Coup d'état of 18
Brumaire ending the Directory
government, and becoming one of its three Consuls (Consulate Government).
1812 Beginning of one of the worst European winters on record which
severely hinders Napoleon Bonaparte's retreat from Moscow. French
troops temperatures as low as Minus 37 Degrees Centigrade for almost
1837 British philanthropist Moses
Montefiore becomes the first Jew to be awarded a knighthood in
Blum, a German revolutionary, 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 the Sun
1859 British Army abolishes flogging as a form of punishment
1861 Battle of Piketon, KY
1862 Union General Ambrose
Burnside assumes command of the Army of the Potomac, after George
B. McClellan is removed.
S. Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him
1864 1st export of goods from Burrard
Inlet, BC to a foreign country
1865 Confederate General
Lee surrenders to Union General Ulysses
S. Grant at Appomattox
Shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the
Boston Fire of 1872 : Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in
1885 The opera "Ermine"
is produced (London)
1887 The United States receives rights to Pearl
the Ripper kills Mary
Jane Kelly, his last known victim.
Roosevelt is the first sitting President of the United States
to make an official trip outside the country. He did so to inspect
progress on the Panama Canal.
1904 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
1907 The Cullinan
Diamond, the largest diamond yet found, is presented by the Transvaal
to King Edward VII of Britain
1908 Britain elects its first woman Mayor when Mrs Garrett Anderson
becomes Mayor of Aldeburgh in eastern England
1913 Storm "Freshwater
Fury" sinks 8 ore-carriers on Great Lakes
Battle of Cocos : Australia defeats Germany in a naval battle.
1915 Italian liner Ancona sinks by German torpedoes, killing 272
Stalin enters the provisional government of the USSR.
1918 Poland declares independence
1918 Bavaria proclaims itself a republic
Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I and Germany is
proclaimed a Republic.
1922 Formation of the Schutzstaffel
(SS) or 'protection squad' in Germany
1923 In Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer
Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
Panda discovered, China
1930 1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama
1932 A hurricane and huge waves kill about 2,500 in Santa
Cruz del Sur in the worst natural disaster in Cuba history
1932 Riots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland
kill 12 and injure 60.
1935 A dozen labor leaders come together to announce the creation
of the Congress
of Industrial Organizations (CIO), an organization charged with
advancing industrial unionism.
1937 Japanese troops take Shanghai
(Crystal Night) : widespread violence againts Jews
Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie
1953 Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union
McNamara is named president of Ford Motor Co., the first non-Ford
to serve in that post. A month later, he quit to join the newly-elected
John F. Kennedy administration.
PGA eliminates Caucasians only rule
1963 2 high-speed commuter trains collided with a derailed freight
1963 At Miike
coal mine, Miike, Japan, an explosion kills 458, and hospitalises
839 with carbon monoxide poisoning. Also, in Japan, a three-train
disaster occurs in Yokohama, kills more than 160 people.
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.
1965 Catholic Worker member Roger
Allen LaPorte, protesting against the Vietnam War, sets himself
on fire in front of the United Nations building.
1967 1st unmanned Saturn
V flight to test Apollo
4 reentry module
1967 First issue of Rolling
Stone Magazine is published
1970 The Supreme Court of the United States votes 6 to 3 against hearing
a case to allow Massachusetts to enforce its law granting residents
the right to refuse military service in an undeclared w
1970 Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins
List kills family and moves to Colorado
1973 Fire at Taiyo department store, kills 101 and injures 84 (Kumamoto
1975 In Britain, police find an unexploded bomb underneath the car
of Conservative Party leader Edward
General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa
1979 A computer fault leads to a full-scale nuclear alert in the United
Ray Leonard retires for the 1st time
Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess
Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.
Wall : East German Government lifts the 'Iron Curtain' to allow
free travel through the Berlin Wall - an offer immediately taken up
by thousands of East Berliners
1990 President Bush announces doubling of US forces in Gulf
1993 Stari most,
the "old bridge" in Bosnian Mostar built in 1566, collapses
after several days of bombing.
1994 The chemical element Darmstadtium
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.
punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder,
is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
2005 The Venus
Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from
the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60
defeated over terror laws
riots defy emergency plan
bomb maker reported killed
'to control US Senate'
court in first case
urges end to 'water apartheid'
die in Mogadishu reprisals
leak kills 29 Chinese miners
Army in 'reign of terror'
troops die in Afghanistan
brawl at Jerusalem shrine
satellite orbiting Moon
remembers fall of the Wall
executed over Xinjiang riots
trio 'on Iran spying charge'
confirms cholera in capital
fire leaves 4,500 stranded
missile launch reported off California
occurred on November 9th:
1731 Benjamin Banneker
Ellicott MD, black mathematician/surveyor (Wash DC)
1802 Elijah P Lovejoy American newspaper publisher/abolitionist
1818 Ivan Turgenev Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers &
1825 Ambrose P Hill Lt General (Commander 3rd Corps, ANV)
1841 Edward VII king of England (1901-10)
1850 Lewis Lewin Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacology
1886 Ed Wynn Philadelphia PA, comedian (Ed Wynn Show)
1891 Clifton Webb actor (Sitting Pretty, Mr Belvedere Goes to College)
1898 Paul Robeson actor/singer/football star (King Solomon's Mines)
19-- Charles Robinson Houston TX, actor (Mac-Night Court, Buffalo
19-- Pauline Myers Ocillla GA, actress (Gloria-Storefront Lawyer)
1900 Kathy Negrin
1903 Gregory Pincus inventor (birth control pill)
1905 James William Fulbright (Sen-D-Mo)
1907 Burrill Phillips Omaha Nebraska, composer (Play Ball)
1913 Hedy Lamarr actress (Ecstacy, Samson & Delilah)
1915 Sargent Shriver Dem VP candidate (1972)/directed Peace Corp
1918 Florence Chadwick swimmer (Swimming Hall of Fame)
1918 Howard Shanet Brooklyn NY, conductor (Night of the Tropics)
1918 Spiro Theodore Agnew (R) 39th VP (1973-77), crook
1921 Viktor Chukarin USSR, gymnast (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
1928 Anne Sexton Newton MA, poet (Live or Die)
1930 Charlie Jones Forth Smith Ark, sportscaster (Almost Anything
1931 Whitey Herzog baseball manager (St Louis Cardinals)
1932 Carl Perkins singer (Blue Suede Shoes)
1932 Marian Christy Ridgefield CT, author (Invasions of Privacy)
1934 Carl Sagan NYC, astronomer/author/professor (Cosmos, Broca's
1934 Ingvar Carlsson PM of Sweden (1986- )
1935 Bob Gibson Cardinal pitcher (Cy Young/NL MVP 1968)
1936 Mary Travers Louisville KY, folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary)
1936 Mikhail N Tal USSR, world chess champion (1960-61)
1942 Tom Weiskopf Ohio, PGA golfer (British Open 1973)
1945 Roger Lee Jones WV, child molester (FBI Most Wanted List)
1948 Sharon Stouder US, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic-gold-1964)
1951 Lou Ferrigno Brooklyn NY, body builder/actor (Incredible Hulk)
1964 John Joseph Thomas Arcadia CA, actor (Young Daniel Boone)
1969 Pepa rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
1974 Dah-ve Chodan actress (Tia-Uncle Buck)
Deaths which occurred on November 9th:
1874 Israel Bak created 1st hebrew printing press, dies
1952 Chaim Weizmann 1st President of Israel, dies at 57
1953 Abdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud founder of Saudi Arabia, dies (born c 1880)
1953 Dylan Thomas author-poet, dies in NY at 39
1967 Charles Bickford actor (Johnny Belinda, Virginian), dies at 68
1970 Charles DeGaulle French President, dies at 79
1970 William L Dawson (Rep-D-Ill), dies at 84
1976 Billy Halop actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family), dies at 56
1978 Joe Wong actor (Ken Murray Show), dies at 75
1979 Lewis Charles actor (Feather & Father Gang), dies at 59
1980 Carmel Myers actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79
1980 Victor Sen Yung actor (Bonanza, Bachelor Family), dies at 65
1985 Helen Rose costume designer, dies at 81
1985 Mary MacLaren actress, dies at 85 of respiratory problems
1988 John Mitchell former Attorney General, dies of heart attack in
1991 Yves Montand actor, dies at 70 from a heart attack
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