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This Day in History – November 09

Notable historical events that happened on November 9th:


US Federal government ends capital punishment for all federal offenses


Fall of the Berlin Wall reunites East and West Germany


Gary Kasparov becomes youngest ever world chess champion at 22 years old


Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” premieres in US theaters


NASA successfully tests Saturn V rocket with Apollo 4 launch to orbit


Great Northeast Blackout cuts the lights on 30 million people in the U.S. and Canada for more than 13 hours


Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) in Germany and Austria during which 70 people were killed and more than 30,00 jews were imprisoned by Nazis looting and burning Synagogues and Jewish-owned houses and businesses


Japanese troops invade Shanghai, China


Napoleon Bonaparte becomes dictator of France after leading a successful coup


Crew and passengers of the Mayflower spot land at Cape Cod.

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