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October 9th, 2007 (October 09 2007)DeathEnrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (born in 1922)
October 9th, 2006 (October 09 2006)EventNorth Korea allegedly tests its first nuclear device.
October 9th, 2006 (October 09 2006)DeathPaul Hunter, professional snooker player (born in 1978)
October 9th, 2006 (October 09 2006)DeathRaymond Noorda, co-founder and long time CEO of Novell (born in 1924)
October 9th, 2005 (October 09 2005)DeathLouis Nye, American comedian and actor (born in 1913)
October 9th, 2002 (October 09 2002)DeathCharles Guggenheim, American film director/producer (born in 1924)
October 9th, 2002 (October 09 2002)DeathAileen Wournos, American Serial Killer sentenced to death (born in 1956)
October 9th, 2001 (October 09 2001)EventSecond mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attack.
October 9th, 2001 (October 09 2001)DeathDagmar, American television personality (born in 1921)
October 9th, 2001 (October 09 2001)DeathHerbert Ross, American film director and producer (born in 1927)
October 9th, 2000 (October 09 2000)DeathDavid Dukes, American actor (born in 1945)
October 9th, 2000 (October 09 2000)DeathPatrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross (born in 1918)
October 9th, 1999 (October 09 1999)EventThe last flight of the SR-71.
October 9th, 1999 (October 09 1999)DeathMilt Jackson, American jazz vibraphonist (born in 1923)
October 9th, 1999 (October 09 1999)DeathAkhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries (born in 1914)
October 9th, 1996 (October 09 1996)DeathWalter Kerr, American theater critic (born in 1913)
October 9th, 1995 (October 09 1995)EventAn Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.
October 9th, 1995 (October 09 1995)DeathAlec Douglas-Home, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1903))
October 9th, 1994 (October 09 1994)BirthJodelle Ferland, Canadian actress
October 9th, 1992 (October 09 1992)EventA 13 kilogram (est.) meteorite lands in the driveway of the Knapp residence in Peekskill, New York, destroying the family s 1980 Chevrolet Malibu
October 9th, 1992 (October 09 1992)BirthTyler James Williams, American actorWilliam James Quotes
October 9th, 1991 (October 09 1991)EventEcuador becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
October 9th, 1989 (October 09 1989)EventAn official news agency in the Soviet Union reports the landing of a UFO in Voronezh.
October 9th, 1989 (October 09 1989)EventIn Leipzig, East Germany, 70,000 protesters demand the legalisation of opposition groups and democratic reforms.
October 9th, 1989 (October 09 1989)DeathPenny Lernoux, American journalist and author (born in 1940)Penny Lernoux Quotes
October 9th, 1987 (October 09 1987)DeathGuru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (born in 1908)
October 9th, 1987 (October 09 1987)DeathClare Boothe Luce, American diplomat (born in 1903)
October 9th, 1987 (October 09 1987)DeathWilliam Parry Murphy, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1892)
October 9th, 1986 (October 09 1986)EventThe musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty s Theatre in London.
October 9th, 1986 (October 09 1986)BirthLaure Manaudou, French swimmer
October 9th, 1985 (October 09 1985)DeathEmilio Garrastazu Medici, president of Brazil (born in 1905)
October 9th, 1984 (October 09 1984)BirthGhetto, British musician
October 9th, 1983 (October 09 1983)EventRangoon 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 injuredied in Four Burmese officials also die in the blast.
October 9th, 1983 (October 09 1983)BirthAndreas Zuber, Austrian racing driver
October 9th, 1983 (October 09 1983)BirthStephen Gionta, American ice hockey player
October 9th, 1982 (October 09 1982)BirthAntonio Mendonca, Angolan footballer
October 9th, 1982 (October 09 1982)BirthShi Jun, Chinese footballer
October 9th, 1981 (October 09 1981)EventAbolition of capital punishment in France.
October 9th, 1981 (October 09 1981)BirthPeter Hill, British Music Photographer
October 9th, 1981 (October 09 1981)BirthZachery Ty Bryan, American actor
October 9th, 1981 (October 09 1981)BirthDarius Miles, American basketball player
October 9th, 1980 (October 09 1980)BirthIbrahim Fazeel, Maldivian Footballer
October 9th, 1980 (October 09 1980)BirthHenrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player
October 9th, 1979 (October 09 1979)BirthGonzalo Sorondo, Uruguayan footballer
October 9th, 1979 (October 09 1979)BirthBrandon Routh, American actor
October 9th, 1979 (October 09 1979)BirthTodd Kelly, Australian racing driver
October 9th, 1978 (October 09 1978)BirthNicky Byrne, Irish musician (Westlife)
October 9th, 1978 (October 09 1978)BirthJuan Dixon, American basketball player
October 9th, 1978 (October 09 1978)DeathJacques Brel, Belgian singer and actor (born in 1929)
October 9th, 1977 (October 09 1977)BirthBrian Roberts, American baseball player
October 9th, 1976 (October 09 1976)BirthNick Swardson American Actor
October 9th, 1976 (October 09 1976)DeathWalter Warlimont, German General WWII (born in 1894)Walter Warlimont Quotes
October 9th, 1975 (October 09 1975)BirthSean Lennon, American musician & son of ex-Beatle John LennonJohn Lennon Quotes
October 9th, 1975 (October 09 1975)BirthMark Viduka, Australian footballer
October 9th, 1974 (October 09 1974)BirthKieren Hutchison, New Zealand actor
October 9th, 1974 (October 09 1974)DeathOskar Schindler, German businessman (born in 1908)
October 9th, 1973 (October 09 1973)BirthTerry Balsamo, American guitarist
October 9th, 1973 (October 09 1973)BirthSteven Burns, American actor and musician
October 9th, 1973 (October 09 1973)BirthErin Daniels, American actress
October 9th, 1973 (October 09 1973)BirthFabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody)
October 9th, 1973 (October 09 1973)BirthCarlos Pavon, Honduran footballer
October 9th, 1972 (October 09 1972)BirthSarah Vandenbergh, Australian actor
October 9th, 1972 (October 09 1972)DeathMiriam Hopkins, American actress (born in 1902)
October 9th, 1971 (October 09 1971)BirthSimon Atlee, British photographer (died in 2004)
October 9th, 1971 (October 09 1971)BirthMichael Manna, American professional wrestler
October 9th, 1970 (October 09 1970)EventThe Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia.
October 9th, 1970 (October 09 1970)BirthKenny Anderson, American basketball player
October 9th, 1970 (October 09 1970)BirthPark Sang-min, South Korean actor
October 9th, 1970 (October 09 1970)BirthSavannah, American pornographic actress (died in 1994)
October 9th, 1970 (October 09 1970)BirthAnnika Sorenstam, Swedish golferAnnika Sorenstam Quotes
October 9th, 1970 (October 09 1970)BirthJason Butler Harner, American actor
October 9th, 1969 (October 09 1969)EventIn 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 9th, 1969 (October 09 1969)BirthP.J. Harvey, English musician
October 9th, 1968 (October 09 1968)DeathPierre Mulele, Congolese revolutionary (born in 1929)
October 9th, 1967 (October 09 1967)EventA day after being caught, Che Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
October 9th, 1967 (October 09 1967)BirthEddie Guerrero, American professional wrestler (died in 2005)
October 9th, 1967 (October 09 1967)DeathChe Guevara, Argentine revolutionary and guerilla leader (executed) (born in 1928)
October 9th, 1967 (October 09 1967)DeathCyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1897)
October 9th, 1967 (October 09 1967)DeathAndre Maurois, French author (born in 1885)
October 9th, 1966 (October 09 1966)BirthChristopher Ostlund, Swedish Publisher and entrepreneur
October 9th, 1966 (October 09 1966)BirthDavid Cameron, British politician
October 9th, 1964 (October 09 1964)BirthBobby Flay, American celebrity chef and restaurateur
October 9th, 1964 (October 09 1964)BirthGuillermo del Toro, Mexican film director
October 9th, 1963 (October 09 1963)EventIn 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 9th, 1962 (October 09 1962)EventUganda becomes an independent Commonwealth realm.
October 9th, 1962 (October 09 1962)BirthJorge Burruchaga, Argentinian footballer
October 9th, 1962 (October 09 1962)DeathMilan Vidmar, Slovenian electrical engineer and chess player (born in 1885)
October 9th, 1961 (October 09 1961)BirthJulian Bailey, British racing driver Julian Quotes
October 9th, 1960 (October 09 1960)BirthKenny Garrett, American jazz saxophonist
October 9th, 1958 (October 09 1958)BirthMichael Pare, American actor
October 9th, 1958 (October 09 1958)BirthAl Jourgensen, American musician (Ministry)
October 9th, 1958 (October 09 1958)DeathPope Pius XII Eugenio Pacelli, (born in 1876)
October 9th, 1957 (October 09 1957)BirthDon Garber, American sports commissioner
October 9th, 1956 (October 09 1956)DeathMarie Doro, American actress (born in 1882)
October 9th, 1955 (October 09 1955)DeathTheodor Cardinal Innitzer, Austrian Catholic archbishop (born in 1875)
October 9th, 1954 (October 09 1954)BirthScott Bakula, American actor
October 9th, 1954 (October 09 1954)BirthJames Fearnley, English musician (The Pogues)
October 9th, 1954 (October 09 1954)BirthAnne-Marie Goumba, African politician
October 9th, 1954 (October 09 1954)BirthJohn O Hurley, American actor and game show host
October 9th, 1953 (October 09 1953)BirthTony Shalhoub, American actor
October 9th, 1952 (October 09 1952)BirthSharon Osbourne, English music manager and wife of Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne Quotes
October 9th, 1950 (October 09 1950)BirthJody Williams, American teacher and aid worker, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
October 9th, 1950 (October 09 1950)BirthBrian Downing, former baseball player
October 9th, 1950 (October 09 1950)DeathGeorge Hainsworth, National Hockey League goaltender (born in 1895)
October 9th, 1948 (October 09 1948)BirthJackson Browne, American musician
October 9th, 1947 (October 09 1947)BirthFrance Gall, French singer
October 9th, 1947 (October 09 1947)BirthWilliam E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (died in 2007)
October 9th, 1947 (October 09 1947)BirthTony Zappone, American broadcaster, journalist, author, photographer
October 9th, 1946 (October 09 1946)BirthTansu Ciller, Prime Minister of Turkey
October 9th, 1945 (October 09 1945)EventParade in NYC for Fleet Admiral Nimitz and 13 USN/USMC Medal of Honor recipients
October 9th, 1945 (October 09 1945)BirthTaiguara, Brazilian musician (died in 1996)
October 9th, 1944 (October 09 1944)BirthJohn Entwistle, British musician (The Who) (died in 2002)
October 9th, 1944 (October 09 1944)BirthNona Hendryx, American singer (LaBelle)
October 9th, 1943 (October 09 1943)DeathPieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1865)
October 9th, 1942 (October 09 1942)EventStatute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.
October 9th, 1942 (October 09 1942)EventThe 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 9th, 1941 (October 09 1941)EventA coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.
October 9th, 1941 (October 09 1941)BirthTrent Lott, American politicianTrent Lott Quotes
October 9th, 1941 (October 09 1941)BirthBrian Lamb, Founder of c-span
October 9th, 1941 (October 09 1941)BirthChucho Valdes, Cuban musician
October 9th, 1941 (October 09 1941)DeathHelen Morgan, American singer and actress (born in 1900)
October 9th, 1940 (October 09 1940)EventWorld War II: Battle of BritainDuring a nighttime air raid by the German Luftwaffe, St. Paul s Cathedral in the City of London, England is hit by a bomb.
October 9th, 1940 (October 09 1940)BirthJohn Lennon, British musician and songwriter (The Beatles) (died in 1980)John Lennon Quotes
October 9th, 1940 (October 09 1940)BirthJoe Pepitone, American baseball player
October 9th, 1940 (October 09 1940)DeathWilfred Grenfell, medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador (born in 1865).
October 9th, 1938 (October 09 1938)BirthHeinz Fischer, Austrian politician
October 9th, 1936 (October 09 1936)EventGenerators 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 9th, 1936 (October 09 1936)BirthBrian Blessed, English actor
October 9th, 1935 (October 09 1935)BirthPrince Edward, Duke of Kent, member of the British Royal Family
October 9th, 1934 (October 09 1934)EventRegicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France.
October 9th, 1934 (October 09 1934)BirthJill Ker Conway, Australian-American author
October 9th, 1934 (October 09 1934)DeathKing Alexander I of Yugoslavia (assassinated) (born in 1888)
October 9th, 1934 (October 09 1934)DeathLouis Barthou, Prime Minister of France (assassinated) (born in 1862)
October 9th, 1933 (October 09 1933)BirthPeter Mansfield, British physicist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
October 9th, 1931 (October 09 1931)BirthTony Booth, British actor and father of Cherie BlairTony Blair Quotes
October 9th, 1928 (October 09 1928)BirthEinojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer
October 9th, 1926 (October 09 1926)BirthDaniele Delorme, French actress
October 9th, 1925 (October 09 1925)BirthJohnny Stompanato, American organized crime figure (died in 1958)Tom Ze Quotes
October 9th, 1924 (October 09 1924)DeathValery Bryusov, Russian writer and critic (born in 1873)
October 9th, 1923 (October 09 1923)BirthFyvush Finkel, American actor
October 9th, 1922 (October 09 1922)BirthLeon Dion, Quebec political scientist (died in 1997)
October 9th, 1921 (October 09 1921)BirthMichel Boisrond, French film director (died in 2002)
October 9th, 1920 (October 09 1920)BirthJens Bjorneboe, Norwegian author (died in 1976)
October 9th, 1919 (October 09 1919)EventBlack Sox scandal: The Cincinnati Reds "win" the World Series.
October 9th, 1918 (October 09 1918)BirthE. Howard Hunt, American Watergate figure (died in 2007)
October 9th, 1918 (October 09 1918)BirthLila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (died in 2000)
October 9th, 1915 (October 09 1915)BirthClifford M. Hardin, United States Secretary of Agriculture
October 9th, 1914 (October 09 1914)EventWorld War I: Siege of AntwerpAntwerp, Belgium falls to German troops.
October 9th, 1911 (October 09 1911)BirthJoe Rosenthal, American photographer (died in 2006)
October 9th, 1909 (October 09 1909)BirthDonald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury (died in 2000)
October 9th, 1908 (October 09 1908)BirthHarry Hooton, Australian poet (died in 1961)
October 9th, 1908 (October 09 1908)BirthLee Wiley, American jazz singer (died in 1975)
October 9th, 1907 (October 09 1907)BirthQuintin Hogg, British politician (died in 2001)
October 9th, 1907 (October 09 1907)BirthJacques Tati, French filmmaker (died in 1982)
October 9th, 1906 (October 09 1906)BirthLeopold Sedar Senghor, Senegalese poet and politician (died in 2001)
October 9th, 1903 (October 09 1903)BirthWalter O Malley, American baseball executive (died in 1979)
October 9th, 1902 (October 09 1902)BirthFreddie Young, British cinematographer (died in 1998)
October 9th, 1900 (October 09 1900)BirthAlastair Sim, Scottish actor (died in 1976)
October 9th, 1893 (October 09 1893)BirthMario de Andrade, Brazilian writer and photographer (died in 1945)
October 9th, 1892 (October 09 1892)BirthIvo Andric, Serbo-Croatian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1975)Ivo Andric Quotes
October 9th, 1892 (October 09 1892)BirthMarina Tsvetaeva, Russian poet (died in 1941)Marina Tsvetaeva Quotes
October 9th, 1890 (October 09 1890)BirthAimee Semple McPherson, American evangelist (died in 1944)
October 9th, 1888 (October 09 1888)EventThe Washington Monument officially opens to the general public.
October 9th, 1888 (October 09 1888)BirthNikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, Russian politician (died in 1938)
October 9th, 1886 (October 09 1886)BirthRube Marquard, American baseball player (died in 1980)
October 9th, 1879 (October 09 1879)BirthMax von Laue, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1960)
October 9th, 1874 (October 09 1874)EventGeneral Postal Union is created as a result of the Treaty of Berne.
October 9th, 1874 (October 09 1874)BirthNicholas Roerich, Russian painter (died in 1947)
October 9th, 1873 (October 09 1873)BirthKarl Schwarzschild, German physicist and astronomer (died in 1916)
October 9th, 1873 (October 09 1873)BirthCharles Walgreen, American entrepreneur (died in 1939)
October 9th, 1873 (October 09 1873)BirthCarl Flesch, Hungarian violinist (died in 1944)
October 9th, 1873 (October 09 1873)DeathGeorge Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (born in 1785)
October 9th, 1871 (October 09 1871)EventThe Great Chicago Fire is brought under control.
October 9th, 1871 (October 09 1871)BirthGeorge Gauthier, Bishop of Montreal and rector of the Universite de Montreal (died in 1940)
October 9th, 1871 (October 09 1871)BirthDidak Buntic, Croatian monk and scholar.
October 9th, 1864 (October 09 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Tom s BrookUnion cavalrymen in the Shenandoah Valley defeat Confederate forces at Tom s Brook, Virginia.
October 9th, 1861 (October 09 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Santa Rosa IslandUnion troops repel Confederate attempt to capture Fort Pickens.
October 9th, 1859 (October 09 1859)BirthAlfred Dreyfus, French military officer (died in 1935)
October 9th, 1854 (October 09 1854)EventBeginning of the siege of Sebastopol.
October 9th, 1852 (October 09 1852)BirthHermann Emil Fischer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1919)
October 9th, 1845 (October 09 1845)EventThe eminent and controversial Anglican, John Henry Newman, is received into the Roman Catholic Church.
October 9th, 1840 (October 09 1840)BirthSimeon Solomon, British artist (died in 1905) Solomon Quotes
October 9th, 1837 (October 09 1837)EventMeeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.
October 9th, 1835 (October 09 1835)EventRoyal College, Colombo established with the name Hillstreet Academy in Sri Lanka.
October 9th, 1835 (October 09 1835)BirthCamille Saint-Saens, French composer (died in 1921)
October 9th, 1831 (October 09 1831)EventCapo d Istria is assassinated.
October 9th, 1831 (October 09 1831)DeathJohn Capodistria, Governor of Greece (born in 1776)
October 9th, 1824 (October 09 1824)EventSlavery is abolished in Costa Rica.
October 9th, 1820 (October 09 1820)EventGuayaquil declares independence from Spain.
October 9th, 1812 (October 09 1812)EventWar of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia.
October 9th, 1806 (October 09 1806)EventPrussia declares war on France.
October 9th, 1806 (October 09 1806)DeathBenjamin Banneker, American astronomer (born in 1731)
October 9th, 1804 (October 09 1804)EventHobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded.
October 9th, 1799 (October 09 1799)EventSinking of HMS Lutine, with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth ?1,200,000.
October 9th, 1797 (October 09 1797)DeathVilna Gaon, Lithuanian rabbi (born in 1720)
October 9th, 1796 (October 09 1796)BirthJoseph Bonomi the Younger, English Egyptologist (died in 1878) Bono Quotes
October 9th, 1793 (October 09 1793)DeathJean Joseph Marie Amiot, French missionary (born in 1718)
October 9th, 1776 (October 09 1776)EventFather Francisco Palou founds Mission San Francisco de Asis in what is now San Francisco, California.
October 9th, 1771 (October 09 1771)EventThe Dutch merchant ship Vrouw Maria sinks near the coast of Finland.
October 9th, 1760 (October 09 1760)Event7 Year s War: Russian forces occupy Berlin.
October 9th, 1757 (October 09 1757)BirthKing Charles X of France (died in 1836)
October 9th, 1729 (October 09 1729)DeathRichard Blackmore, English physician and writer (born in 1654)Richard Blackmore Quotes
October 9th, 1709 (October 09 1709)DeathBarbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, English mistress of Charles II of England (born in 1640)
October 9th, 1704 (October 09 1704)BirthJan Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician (died in 1777)
October 9th, 1701 (October 09 1701)EventThe Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
October 9th, 1691 (October 09 1691)DeathWilliam Sacheverell, English statesman (born in 1638)
October 9th, 1635 (October 09 1635)EventFounder 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.Roger Williams Quotes
October 9th, 1604 (October 09 1604)EventSupernova 1604, the most recent supernova to be observed in the Milky Way.
October 9th, 1597 (October 09 1597)DeathAshikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (born in 1537)
October 9th, 1595 (October 09 1595)EventThe Spanish army captures Cambrai.
October 9th, 1586 (October 09 1586)BirthArchduke Leopold V of Austria (died in 1632)
October 9th, 1585 (October 09 1585)BirthHeinrich Schutz, German composer (died in 1672)
October 9th, 1582 (October 09 1582)EventBecause of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
October 9th, 1581 (October 09 1581)BirthClaude Gaspard Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician (died in 1638)
October 9th, 1569 (October 09 1569)DeathVladimir of Staritsa, Russian prince (born in 1533)
October 9th, 1562 (October 09 1562)DeathGabriele Falloppio, Italian anatomist and early advocate for the use of condoms. (born in 1523)
October 9th, 1558 (October 09 1558)EventMerida is founded in Venezuela.
October 9th, 1555 (October 09 1555)DeathJustus Jonas, German Protestant reformer (born in 1493)
October 9th, 1547 (October 09 1547)BirthMiguel de Cervantes (died in 1616)Miguel de Cervantes Quotes
October 9th, 1514 (October 09 1514)EventMarriage of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor.
October 9th, 1446 (October 09 1446)EventThe hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
October 9th, 1390 (October 09 1390)DeathKing John I of Castile (born in 1358)
October 9th, 1328 (October 09 1328)BirthKing Peter I of Cyprus (died in 1369)
October 9th, 1273 (October 09 1273)DeathElisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany
October 9th, 1261 (October 09 1261)BirthKing Dinis of Portugal (died in 1325)
October 9th, 1253 (October 09 1253)DeathRobert Grosseteste, English statesman and bishop
October 9th, 1238 (October 09 1238)EventJames I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia.
October 9th, 1221 (October 09 1221)BirthSalimbene di Adam, Italian chronicler
October 9th, 1201 (October 09 1201)BirthRobert de Sorbon, French theologian and founder of the Sorbonne (died in 1274)
October 9th, 1047 (October 09 1047)DeathPope Clement II (born in 1005)
October 9th, 1003 (October 09 1003)EventLeif Erikson landed in L Anse aux Meadows, Canada. Became the first European to reach America.
October 9th, 0768 (October 09 0768)EventCarloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks. Charlemagne Quotes

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