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Events and People Who Made History on November 9

7th Century

694 - Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Moslems/sentenced to slavery

13th Century

1282 - Pope Martinus IV excommunicates king Pedro III of Aragonorth

15th Century

1492 - Peace of Etaples (Henry VII and Charles VIII)
1494 - Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence

16th Century

1520 - Swedish King Christian II executes 600 nobles
1526 - Jews are expelled from Pressburg Hungary by Maria of Hapsburg
1541 - Queen Catharine Howard confined in London Tower
1569 - Catholic uprising under Northumberland and Westmoreland
1580 - Spanish troops lands in Ireland

17th Century

1673 - British king Charles II fires earl of Shaftesbury
1681 - Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion

18th Century

1720 - Rabbi Yehuda Hasid synagogue set afire
1729 - Spain, France and England signs Treaty of Seville
1794 - Russian troops occupy Warsaw
1799 - Napoleon becomes dictator (1st consul) of France

19th Century

1821 - 1st U.S. pharmacy college holds 1st classes, Philadelphia
1848 - Post office at Clay and Pike opens
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 New York Symphony Orchestra
1861 - 1st documented Canadian football game (at University of Toronto)
1862 - U.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 - Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Boston
1877 - American Chemical Society chartered in New York
1885 - Opera "Ermine," premieres in London
1899 - Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack

20th Century

1904 - 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
1905 - Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
1906 - T. Roosevelt is 1st President to visit other countries (P 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
1912 - Ferenc Moln rs "Farkas," premieres in Budapest
1913 - Storm "Freshwater Fury" sinks 8 ore-carriers on Great Lakes
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
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 SS
1927 - Giant Panda discovered, China
1927 - Pastor of Have begins blessing of motorcars/motors
1930 - 1st nonstop airplane flight from New York to Panama
1932 - Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500
1935 - Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor union forms
1935 - Japan invades Shanghai China
1936 - Albanian government of Frasheri falls
1937 - Japans army conquers Shanghai
1937 - St. Louis Cardinals Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick is named NL MVP
1938 - Al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie Hawkins Day
1938 - Crystal Night - Germans break windows owned by Jews
1939 - "Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres
1939 - Nobel for physics awarded to Ernest Lawrence for the cyclotron
1939 - Venlo-incident: German Abwehr kills 2 English agents
1940 - Germany invades Norway and Denmark in WW II
1941 - Hitler threatens bishop Clemens earl von Galen of Munster
1942 - German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
1942 - Transport nr 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1944 - Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
1944 - Walcheren of nazi troops purged
1946 - President 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 (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union
1953 - KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, Montana (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 New York City
1955 - New Zealand all out for 70 vs. Pakistan at Dacca
1955 - U.N. disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics
1956 - Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St. Louis, to become NWA champ
1961 - Paddy Chayefsky's "Gideon," premieres in New York City
1961 - PGA eliminates caucasians only rule
1961 - USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970m
1962 - Dutch Catharina Lodders elected Miss World
1962 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 - 2 high-speed commuter trains collided with a derailed freight train
1963 - 450 die in a coal-dust explosion and 160 die in train crash (Japan)
1963 - "Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 264 performances
1964 - "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden New York City for 192 performances
1964 - Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan
1965 - 1st New York Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St. Louis
1965 - 5:16 PM, massive power failure in New Engl, and Ontario (New York blackout)
1965 - Hurricane hits north east US/Canada
1965 - Willie Mays named NL MVP
1966 - John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at a London art gallery
1966 - "Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson New York City for 107 performances
1966 - Oakland Coliseum Arena opens
1967 - 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
1967 - Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
1968 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1970 - Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins
1971 - David Storey's "Changing Room," premieres in London
1971 - John List kills family and moves to Colorado
1972 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 - Fire at Taiyo department store, kills 101 and injures 84 (Kumamoto Japan)
1973 - Government De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support
1973 - Ringo releases "Ringo" album
1976 - Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career
1976 - U.N. 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 vs. 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 - Gary Kasparov becomes world chess champion
1985 - "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 4 performances
1985 - Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 vs. 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 vs. West Indies at Lahore
1988 - MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
1988 - "Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 4 performances
1989 - East Berlin opens its borders
1990 - Tanzania government of Malecela forms
1991 - Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
1992 - Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada on KFBI
1992 - Prix Goncourt awarded to Patrick Chamoiseau for "Texaco"
1993 - "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 14 performances
1993 - Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
1994 - Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female president of Sri Lanka
1995 - "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater New York City
1997 - "Cherry Orchard," closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City
1997 - Energizer Senior Golf Tour Championship
1997 - Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup
1997 - "Scarlet Pimpernel," opens at Minskoff Theater New York City
1997 - Toray Japan Queens Cup


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