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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1967

Gica Popescu, Romania, soccer player (PSV)

Birth
1967

Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canada, tennis player/actress (Spring Fever)

Birth
1967

Andr‚ Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac), dies

Death
1967

Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentinian-born guerrilla, executed in Bolivia

Death
1967

Gheorge Popescu, Romania, soccer player (Barcelona)

Birth
1968

Government seizes oil fields in Peru

Event
1968

WKMU TV channel 21 in Murray, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

Pierre Mulele, Congolese rebel leader, executed

Death
1969

Supremes release "Someday We'll Be Together"

Event
1969

Charles Jordan, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1969

Dwayne Sabb, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)

Birth
1970

Annika Sorenstam, Stockholm Sweden, LPGA golfer (1995 US Women's Open)

Birth
1970

Jean Giono, writer, dies

Death
1970

Kenny Anderson, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers)

Birth
1970

Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

Event
1970

Oleg Kryazhev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)

Birth
1971

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1971

Japans emperor Hirohito visits Netherlands

Event
1971

Pete Mitchell, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1972

Roman Oben, tackle (NY Giants)

Birth
1972

Miriam Hopkins, actress (Carrie, Barbary Coast), dies at 69

Death
1972

Maurice Kelly, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)

Birth
1972

Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter, dies at 72

Death
1972

"Dude" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 16 performances

Event
1973

Brandon Pollard, Richmond VA, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth