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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1897

John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79

Death
1899

1st British troops reaches Durban South Africa

Event
1899

South Africa President Kruger routes British authorities ultimatum

Event
1899

Bruce Catton, US, historian/writer (Civil War)

Birth
1900

Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)

Birth
1900

Alastair Sims, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)

Birth
1900

8.3 earthquake shakes Cape Yakataga, Alaska

Event
1900

Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer, dies at 57

Death
1903

11" (28.4 cm) rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC)

Event
1903

Walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers)

Birth
1904

Carl Parrish, composer

Birth
1904

J Dito, Dutch dominican/broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45)

Birth
1904

Wally Brown, Malden MA, actor (Zombies on Broadway, Girl Rush)

Birth
1905

Euphemia MacDonald, dance producer

Birth
1905

Howard St John, Chicago IL, actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner)

Birth
1905

Phila A's meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0

Event
1906

Wolfgang Staudte, German director (Die M”rder sind unter uns)

Birth
1906

Joseph F Glidden, inventor (barbed wire), dies

Death
1906

L‚opold S‚dor Senghor, poet/president of Senegal (1960-80)

Birth
1906

Janis Ivanovs, composer

Birth
1906

13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner

Birth
1907

Klaes Karppinen, Findland, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1907

Romualdo Marenco, composer, dies at 66

Death
1908

James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59)

Birth
1908

Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)

Birth