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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1988

17% vote extremely-right Flemish Block in Belgium

Event
1988

Dennis Eckersley, 1st to save all 4 games in a championship series

Event
1988

Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84

Death
1988

Felix Wankel, developer of Wankel rotary engine, dies

Death
1989

23rd Country Music Assn Award: George Strait, Kathy Mattea wins

Event
1989

Penthouse Magazine's hebrew edition hits newstands

Event
1989

27th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Tokyo Japan (3-0)

Event
1989

1st NFL game coached by a black man (Art Shell), his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football

Event
1990

Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83

Death
1990

Saddam threatens to hit Israel with a new missile

Event
1990

Radio stations around world play "Imagine" honoring John Lennon

Event
1990

David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Event
1991

Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies

Death
1991

Bush declares "total confidence" in nominee Clarence Thomas

Event
1991

Thalmus Rasulala, actor (Blacula), dies of heart attack at 51

Death
1991

"On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 99 perfs

Event
1991

San Jose Sharks beat Calgary for their 1st NHL win, 4-3

Event
1992

Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to NY

Event
1992

Willy Brandt, German chancellor (1969-74), dies

Death
1993

Geert de Vlaeminck, Belgian champion cyclist, dies at 26

Death
1993

C R Rangachari, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies

Death
1994

James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75

Death
1994

Fred Lebow, US founder of New York Marathon, dies of cancer

Death
1994

Andreas van Melsen, philosopher (Evolution and W╦ťsbegeerte), dies at 81

Death
1994

Joan Dickson, cellist, dies at 72

Death