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 This day in History - November 9
342 Historic Events for November 9
1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1963

Anthony Bowie, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)

Birth
1963

450 die in a coal-dust explosion and 160 die in train crash (Japan)

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1963

2 high-speed commuter trains collided with a derailed freight

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1963

"Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances

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1964

John Joseph Thomas, Arcadia Calif, actor (Young Dan'l Boone)

Birth
1964

Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan

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1964

Leah Pells, Vancouver BC, 1.5k runner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1964

"Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 perfs

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1965

Todd Gill, Cardinal, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)

Birth
1965

1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis

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1965

Willie Mays named NL MVP

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1965

5:16 PM, massive power failure in New Engl, and Ontario (NY blackout)

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1965

Hurricane hits north east US/Canada

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1966

Oakland Coliseum Arena opens

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1966

Virgil Robertson, CFL defensive end (BC Lions)

Birth
1966

"Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 perfs

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1966

Stefen Edberg, Sweden, tennis star

Birth
1967

Charles Bickford, actor (Johnny Belinda, Virginian), dies at 78

Death
1967

Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon

Event
1967

1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module

Event
1967

Scott Bianco, Kamloops BC, 90 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics-96)

Birth
1968

David Jones, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1968

Jeff Brady, NFL linebacker (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1968

Jan Johansson, composer, dies at 37

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