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    What happened on October 9

    • October 9, 0768 Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks.

    • October 9, 1000 "Leif Ericson discovers ""Vinland"""

    • October 9, 1238 James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia.

    • October 9, 1446 Korean Hangual alphabet devised

    • October 9, 1446 The Hangul alphabet is published in Korea.

    • October 9, 1514 Marriage of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor.

    • October 9, 1558 Mrida is founded in Venezuela.

    • October 9, 1595 The Spanish army captures Cambrai.

    • October 9, 1604 "Supernova 1604, the most recent supernova to be observed in the Milky Way."

    • October 9, 1635 Founder of Rhode Island Roger Williams is banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony as a religious dissident after he speaks out against punishments for religious offenses and giving away Native American land.

    • October 9, 1635 Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony

    • October 9, 1635 "Roger Williams (no relation to the famous country singer some 300 years his junior), is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his religious views."

    • October 9, 1701 "Collegiate School of Ct (Yale U), chartered in New Haven"

    • October 9, 1701 "The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut."

    • October 9, 1760 7 Year's War: Russian forces occupy Berlin.

    • October 9, 1771 The Dutch merchant ship Vrouw Maria sinks near the coast of Finland.

    • October 9, 1776 "Father Francisco Palou founds Mission San Francisco de Asis in what is now San Francisco, California."

    • October 9, 1776 "Spanish missionaries first settle in what is now San Francisco, California."

    • October 9, 1799 "Sinking of HMS Lutine, with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth 1,200,000."

    • October 9, 1804 "Hobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded."

    • October 9, 1812 "War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia."

    • October 9, 1820 Guayaquil declares independence from Spain.

    • October 9, 1820 "Guayaquil, Ecuador declares its freedom from Ecuador"

    • October 9, 1831 Capo d'Istria is assassinated.

    • October 9, 1835 "Royal College, Colombo established with the name Hillstreet Academy in Sri Lanka."

    • October 9, 1837 Meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.

    • October 9, 1837 "Steamboat ""Home"" sinks off Okracoke NC killing 100"

    • October 9, 1845 "The eminent and controversial Anglican, John Henry Newman, is received into the Roman Catholic Church."

    • October 9, 1854 Beginning of the siege of Sebastopol.

    • October 9, 1855 "Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope"

    • October 9, 1871 The Great Chicago Fire is brought under control.

    • October 9, 1874 General Postal Union is created as a result of the Treaty of Berne.

    • October 9, 1876 "The first 2-way telephone conversation, 1st over outdoor wires"

    • October 9, 1877 American Humane Association organized in Cleveland

    • October 9, 1877 "Locomotive Countess of Dufferin arrives at St. Boniface on a barge towed by the steamer ""Selkirk"". It was brought in by the contractor Joseph Whitehead to work on the Selkirk - Emerson line and was the first locomotive in Manitoba and on the Prairies."

    • October 9, 1888 Public admitted to Washington Monument

    • October 9, 1903 "11"" rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC)"

    • October 9, 1914 "Antwerp, Belgium falls to the Germans."

    • October 9, 1914 "World War I: Siege of Antwerp - Antwerp, Belgium falls to German troops."

    • October 9, 1915 Woodrow Wilson becomes 1st pres to attend a world series game (World Series #12)

    • October 9, 1919 "Black Sox scandal: The Cincinnati Reds ""win"" the World Series."

    • October 9, 1934 "King Alexander of Yugoslavia, by Georgief, a Croatian terrorist"

    • October 9, 1934 "Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France."

    • October 9, 1936 "Generators at Boulder Dam (later renamed to Hoover Dam) begin to generate electricity from the Colorado River and transmit it 266 miles to Los Angeles, California."

    • October 9, 1936 Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA

    • October 9, 1940 John Winston Lennon of the Beatles is born in Liverpool England

    • October 9, 1941 A coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.

    • October 9, 1942 Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.

    • October 9, 1942 The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army's 4th Infantry Regiment.

    • October 9, 1943 "HMS CARLISLE (AA), damaged 9th October 1943, Eastern Mediterranean, south west of Rhodes in Scarpanto Strait by German Ju87 divebombers."

    • October 9, 1945 Parade in NYC for Fleet Admiral Nimitz and 13 USN/USMC Medal of Honor recipients

    • October 9, 1946 The first electric blanket manufactured; sold for $39.50

    • October 9, 1958 "Pope Pius XII dies, 19 years after elevation to the papacy"

    • October 9, 1960 "Howard Glenn NY Titan, dies of injuries sustain in this day's game"

    • October 9, 1961 Volcano eruptions on Tristan de Cunha (South Atlantic)

    • October 9, 1962 "Lulu McConnell comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80"

    • October 9, 1962 Uganda becomes an independent Commonwealth realm.

    • October 9, 1963 "In northeast Italy, over 2,000 people are killed when a large landslide behind the Vajont Dam causes a giant wave of water to overtop it."

    • October 9, 1963 Uganda becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth

    • October 9, 1965 "Beatles' ""Yesterday,"" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks"

    • October 9, 1966 "Balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series"

    • October 9, 1967 "A day after being caught, Che Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia."

    • October 9, 1967 Che Guevara executed in Bolivia

    • October 9, 1968 Government seizes oil fields in Peru

    • October 9, 1969 "In Chicago, the United States National Guard is called in for crowd control as demonstrations continue in connection with the trial of the ""Chicago Eight"" (trial started on September 24)."

    • October 9, 1969 "Supremes release ""Someday We'll Be Together"""

    • October 9, 1970 Cambodia becomes the Khmer Republic.

    • October 9, 1970 Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

    • October 9, 1970 The Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia.

    • October 9, 1971 Number one hit on UK music charts - Rod Stewart - Maggie May

    • October 9, 1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years

    • October 9, 1975 Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize

    • October 9, 1977 "Soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock"

    • October 9, 1980 Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot

    • October 9, 1980 The first consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)

    • October 9, 1981 Abolition of capital punishment in France.

    • October 9, 1983 4 South Korean cabinet ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma

    • October 9, 1983 "Rangoon bombing: attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during an official visit to Rangoon, Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four cabinet ministers, and 17 others were injured. Four Burmese officials also die in the blast."

    • October 9, 1984 Kathy Sullivan becomes 1st US woman to walk in space

    • October 9, 1985 "Hijackers of the cruise liner Achille Lauro surrender after the ship arrives in Port Said, Egypt."

    • October 9, 1986 "Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo, became 12th NHLer to score 500 goals"

    • October 9, 1986 Senate convicted US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him the 5th federal official to be removed from office through impeachment

    • October 9, 1986 The musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.

    • October 9, 1989 An official news agency in the Soviet Union reports the landing of a UFO in Voronezh.

    • October 9, 1989 "In Leipzig, East Germany, 70,000 protesters demand the legalisation of opposition groups and democratic reforms."

    • October 9, 1989 Penthouse Magazine's hebrew edition hits the newstands

    • October 9, 1989 "Tass, the official Soviet news agency, reports that a spaceship, with a crew of three extra-terrestrials, lands in a city park in Voronezh."

    • October 9, 1990 "Radio stations around the world play ""Imagine"" honoring John Lennon"

    • October 9, 1990 Saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile

    • October 9, 1991 Ecuador becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

    • October 9, 1992 "A 13 kilogram (est.) meteorite lands in the driveway of the Knapp residence in Peekskill, New York, destroying the family's 1980 Chevrolet Malibu"

    • October 9, 1995 "An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona."

    • October 9, 1999 The last flight of the SR-71.

    • October 9, 2001 "Second mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attack."

    • October 9, 2004 Democratic elections held for the first time in Afghanistan.

    • October 9, 2005 Smoking is completely banned on the UK rail network.

    • October 9, 2006 North Korea allegedly tests its first nuclear device.

    • October 9, 2009 A statement on Polish President Lech Kaczynski's website says a signing ceremony of the treaty will take place on Saturday at 1000 GMT.

    • October 9, 2009 A suspected suicide car-bomber kills 49 people in the Pakistani city of Peshawar in an attack that the government said underscored the need for an all-out offensive against the Pakistani Taliban.

    • October 9, 2009 "A United Nations plane from Uruguay attached to MINUSTAH monitoring the Haiti?Dominican Republic border crashes near Fonds-Verrettes, killing at least 11 people from Jordan and Uruguay."

    • October 9, 2009 Aung San Suu Kyi is permitted to meet international diplomats to discuss international sanctions against Burma. (The Times) (Bangkok Post) (Irish Examiner)

    • October 9, 2009 "Czech President Vclav Klaus, the last remaining leader against the Lisbon Treaty, says the country must negotiate an opt-out from parts of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union before it proceeds with the ratification process."

    • October 9, 2009 French police arrest a researcher at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) for suspected links to Al-Qaeda.

    • October 9, 2009 General Motors finalizes a deal to sell Hummer to China's Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Company.

    • October 9, 2009 "In an attempt to determine the extent of lunar ice, NASA crashes two unmanned spacecraft into the Moon's south pole."

    • October 9, 2009 India plans a new offensive against Maoist Naxalite rebels active in parts of the country.

    • October 9, 2009 More than 181 people are killed in floods in the Philippines. (IOL) (Times of India)

    • October 9, 2009 "Only the Czech government could make such a request, but Czech Prime minister Jan Fischer says that President Klaus had not given the cabinet any information about his latest demands.(BBC News)"

    • October 9, 2009 Public amputations on three men accused of robbery occur in Somalia.

    • October 9, 2009 "Six Vietnamese pro-democracy activists are sentenced to up to six years in prison for ""spreading propaganda"" against the government."

    • October 9, 2009 "Two people die after being overcome by sweat and about 19 others are hospitalised at a spiritual retreat in Arizona, USA."

    • October 9, 2009 U.S. president Barack Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize ?for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.?

    • October 9, 2009 "Wallace Souza, the former Brazilian state legislator and host of Canal Livre who faces accusations of drug trafficking and murder, surrenders to police after being a fugitive for four days."







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