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November 9th, 2005 (November 09 2005)EventThe Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
November 9th, 2005 (November 09 2005)EventSuicide bombers attacked three hotels in Amman, Jordan, killing at least 60 people.
November 9th, 2004 (November 09 2004)EventThe initial release date of the mozilla firefox web browser.
November 9th, 2003 (November 09 2003)EventA suicide-terrorist attack in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, kills 17 people.
November 9th, 1999 (November 09 1999)EventTAESA Flight 725, crashes a few minutes after leaving the Uruapan airport en-route to Mexico City. 18 people were killed in the accident.
November 9th, 1998 (November 09 1998)EventBrokerage 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.
November 9th, 1998 (November 09 1998)EventCapital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
November 9th, 1994 (November 09 1994)EventThe chemical element Darmstadtium is discovered.
November 9th, 1993 (November 09 1993)EventStari most, the "old bridge" in Bosnian Mostar built in 1566, collapses after several days of bombing.
November 9th, 1990 (November 09 1990)EventNew democratic constitution is issued in Nepal.
November 9th, 1990 (November 09 1990)EventMary Robinson is elected Ireland s first female President and the first from the Labour Party.
November 9th, 1989 (November 09 1989)EventCold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall. Communist-controlled East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to travel to West Germany. People start demolishing the Berlin Wall.
November 9th, 1985 (November 09 1985)EventGarry Kasparov 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.Garry Kasparov Quotes
November 9th, 1971 (November 09 1971)EventJohn List, an accountant from Westfield, New Jersey murders his mother, wife and three children. He then hides under a new identity for 18 years.
November 9th, 1970 (November 09 1970)EventVietnam War: 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 war.
November 9th, 1967 (November 09 1967)EventApollo program: NASA launches the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft atop the first Saturn V rocket from Cape Kennedy, Florida.
November 9th, 1967 (November 09 1967)EventFirst issue of Rolling Stone Magazine is published.
November 9th, 1965 (November 09 1965)EventSeveral 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.
November 9th, 1965 (November 09 1965)EventCatholic Worker member Roger Allen LaPorte, protesting against the Vietnam War, sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building.
November 9th, 1965 (November 09 1965)EventNortheast Blackout of 1965, The power lines from Niagara Falls to New York City were operating near their maximum capacity. At about 5:15 a transmission line relay failed.
November 9th, 1963 (November 09 1963)EventAt 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.
November 9th, 1960 (November 09 1960)EventRobert 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.Robert McNamara Quotes
November 9th, 1953 (November 09 1953)EventCambodia becomes independent from France.
November 9th, 1938 (November 09 1938)EventKristallnacht, Nazi Germany s first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins.
November 9th, 1937 (November 09 1937)EventJapanese troops take control of Shanghai, China.
November 9th, 1935 (November 09 1935)EventThe Congress of Industrial Organizations is founded in Atlantic City, New Jersey by eight trade unions belonging to the American Federation of Labor.
November 9th, 1932 (November 09 1932)EventRiots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland kill 12 and injure 60.
November 9th, 1923 (November 09 1923)EventIn Munich, Germany, police and government troops crush the Beer Hall Putsch in Bavaria. The failed coup is the work of the Nazis.
November 9th, 1921 (November 09 1921)EventAlbert Einstein is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work with the photoelectric effect.Albert Einstein Quotes
November 9th, 1918 (November 09 1918)EventKaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicates after the German Revolution, and Germany is proclaimed a Republic.
November 9th, 1917 (November 09 1917)EventJoseph Stalin enters the provisional government of the USSR.Joseph Stalin Quotes
November 9th, 1907 (November 09 1907)EventThe Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
November 9th, 1906 (November 09 1906)EventTheodore 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.Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
November 9th, 1888 (November 09 1888)EventJack the Ripper kills Mary Jane Kelly, his last known victim.
November 9th, 1887 (November 09 1887)EventThe United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
November 9th, 1872 (November 09 1872)EventThe Great Boston Fire of 1872.
November 9th, 1867 (November 09 1867)EventTokugawa Shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the Meiji Restoration.
November 9th, 1862 (November 09 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Union General Ambrose Burnside assumes command of the Army of the Potomac, after George B. McClellan is removed. Ambrose Quotes
November 9th, 1861 (November 09 1861)EventThe first documented football match in Canada is played at University College, University of Toronto.
November 9th, 1851 (November 09 1851)EventKentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
November 9th, 1848 (November 09 1848)EventRobert Blum, a German revolutionary, is executed in Vienna.
November 9th, 1799 (November 09 1799)EventNapoleon Bonaparte leads the Coup d etat of 18 Brumaire ending the Directory government, and becoming one of its three Consuls (Consulate Government).Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
November 9th, 1764 (November 09 1764)EventMary Campbell, a captive of the Lenape during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded by Colonel Henry Bouquet.
November 9th, 1729 (November 09 1729)EventSpain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Seville.
November 9th, 1697 (November 09 1697)EventPope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
November 9th, 1688 (November 09 1688)EventThe Glorious Revolution: William of Orange captures Exeter.
November 9th, 1620 (November 09 1620)EventPilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
November 9th, 1494 (November 09 1494)EventFamily de Medici become rulers of Florence.
November 9th, 1492 (November 09 1492)EventPeace of Etaples between Henry VII and Charles VIII.
November 9th, 1330 (November 09 1330)EventBattle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush
November 9th, 1313 (November 09 1313)EventLouis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.
November 9th, 1282 (November 09 1282)EventPope Martin IV excommunicates King Peter III of Aragon.
November 9th, 0694 (November 09 0694)EventEgica, a king of the Visigoths of Hispania, accuses Jews of aiding Muslims, sentencing all Jews to slavery.

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