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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1944

British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow

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1944

Peter Tosh, Jamaica, reggae musician (Mystic Man, Mama Africa)

Birth
1944

British PM Winston Churchill arrives in Russia for talks with Stalin

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1944

German occupier turn off electricity in Amsterdam

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1944

Canadian offensive in West-Zeeuws-Flanders

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1944

St Louis Cards beat St Louis Browns, 4 games to 2 in 41st World Series

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1945

Naftali Bon, Kapsabet Kenya, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1968)

Birth
1945

Jeannie C Riley, Texas, singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw)

Birth
1945

British troops occupy Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal

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1946

1st electric blanket manufactured; sold for $39.50

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1946

Eugene O'Neill's "Iceman Cometh," premieres in NYC

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1947

"High Button Shoes" opens at Century Theater NYC for 727 performances

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1947

1st telephone conversation between a moving car and a plane

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1947

Julie Styne and Sam Cohn's musical "High Button Shoes," premieres in NYC

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1948

WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1948

Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)

Birth
1948

Dave Samuels, vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)

Birth
1949

Shep Messing, Israel, soccer goal tender (NY Cosmos)

Birth
1949

Viktor Alexandrovich Uspensky, composer, dies at 70

Death
1949

NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1 in 46th World Series

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1950

Gary Frank, Spokane WA, actor (Enemy Territory, Deadly Weapon)

Birth
1950

Mick Malone, cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14)

Birth
1951

Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam)

Birth
1951

Gil McDougald's World Series grand slam helps Yanks beat Giants 13-1

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1951

5th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 2-2 at Toronto

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