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1939"Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres

1966John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London

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

2011Shakira is honoured as Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

1995"Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC

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

1980Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

1854Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres

1984Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1923Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die/Hitler flees

201145th Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

1941Hitler threatens Clemens August, Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster

1965Willie Mays named NL MVP

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

1946Pres Harry Truman ends wage/price freeze

1973Ringo Starr releases "Ringo" album

1673British king Charles II dismisses Earl of Shaftesbury

1921Partito Nazionalista Fascista, forms in Italy by Mussolini

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

1985Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba

November 9th Historical Events
Date Event
694
Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Moslems/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) 
1673
British king Charles II dismisses Earl of Shaftesbury 
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 
1799
Napoleon Bonaparte becomes dictator (1st consul) of France 
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 
1854
Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres 
1857
Atlantic Monthly magazine 1st published 
1858
1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra 
1861
1st documented Canadian football game (at U of Toronto) 
1861
Battle of Piketon, Ky 
1862
US General Ulysses S. Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him 
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 
1885
Opera "Ermine," premieres in London 
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 
1906
Theodore Roosevelt is 1st US President to visit other countries (Puerto Rico and Panama) 
1907
Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds 
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 
1915
Italian liner Ancona sinks by German torpedos, killing 272 
1918
Bavaria proclaims itself a republic 
1918
Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I 
1918
Republic Germany proclaimed 
1921
Partito Nazionalista Fascista, forms in Italy by Mussolini 
1922
Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality) 
1923
Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die/Hitler flees 
1924
Miriam (Ma) Ferguson becomes 1st elected woman governor (of Texas) 
1925
German NSDAP form Schutzstaffel (SS) 
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 
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, Nazi Germany's first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins. 
1939
"Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres 
1939
Nobel for physics awarded to Ernest O Lawrence (cyclotron) 
1939
Venlo-incident: German Abwehr kills 2 English agents 
1941
Hitler threatens Clemens August, Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster 
1942
German occupiers put 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 
1946
Pres Harry Truman ends wage/price freeze 
1949
Costa Rica adopts Constitution 
1950
Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year 
1950
Phillies skipper Eddie Sawyer selected as Manager of Year 
1950
White Sox release Luke Appling, who had been a Sox since 1930 
1953
Cambodia (aka Kampuchea) gains independence from Fance, within the French Union 
1953
KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting 
1953
Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws 
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 champ 
1961
PGA eliminates caucasians only rule 
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
Catharina Lodders of the Netherlands elected Miss World 
1962
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 
1963
"Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances 
1963
450 die in a coal-dust explosion & 160 die in train crash (Japan) 
1964
"Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 perfs 
1964
Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan 
1965
1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis 
1965
Hurricane hits north east US/Canada 
1965
Willie Mays named NL MVP 
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
John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London 
1966
"Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 perfs 
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 
1973
Ringo Starr releases "Ringo" album 
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 
1980
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran 
1980
Tatsuko Ohsako wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic 
1982
Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP, unanimously 
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
1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B 
1984
Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 
1984
Most shots in an Islander game-88-Isles 45, Rangers 43 
1984
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed 
1985
"News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances 
1985
Gary Kasparov becomes the youngest ever world chess champion aged 22 
1985
Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba 
1985
Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed 
1986
Ai-Yu Tu wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic 
1986
Pakistan all out for 77 v West Indies at Lahore 
1988
"Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 perfs 
1988
MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7) 
1989
East Berlin opens its borders 
1990
Tanzania government of Malecela forms 
1990
New democratic constitution is issued in Nepal. 
1991
Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts 
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
"Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances 
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. 
1995
"Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC 
1997
"Cherry Orchard," closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC 
1997
"Scarlet Pimpernel," opens at Minskoff Theater NYC 
1997
Energizer Senior Golf Tour Championship 
1997
Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup 
1997
Toray Japan Queens Cup 
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 
2004
38th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride & Keith Urban wins 
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. 
2011
45th Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins 
2011
Shakira is honoured as Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year 
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 
2013
María Gabriela Isler, a 25yo Venezuelan, is crowned Miss Universe 2013 
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 
2016
Marco Rubio Wins Re-election in Florida Senate Race 
2016
Tammy Duckworth Unseats Mark Kirk in Illinois Senate Race 
2016
California votes to legalize pot 
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