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 This day in History - November 9
342 Historic Events for November 9
1918

Republic Germany proclaimed

Event
1918

Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I

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1918

Bavaria proclaims itself a republic

Event
1918

Spiro Theodore Agnew, (R) 39th VP (1968-75), crook

Birth
1918

Guillaume Apollinaire, [Kostrowitsky], Fr poet (Alcools), dies at 38

Death
1921

Silvio O Conte, (Rep-R-MA, 1959- )

Birth
1921

Partito Nazionalista Fascista, forms in Italy by Mussolini

Event
1921

Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, film scholar/exhibitor

Birth
1921

Viktor Chukarin, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)

Birth
1923

Alice [Davis] Coachman, Albany Ga, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1923

Dorothy Dandridge, Cleveland OH, actress/singer/dancer (Porgy and Bess)

Birth
1923

Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow govt, 16 die/Hitler flees

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1924

Miriam (Ma) Ferguson becomes 1st elected woman governor (of Texas)

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1925

Daniā€°l Josephus Jitta, lawyer/Dutch state advisor, dies at 71

Death
1925

German NSDAP form SS

Event
1927

Ole Olsen, composer, dies at 77

Death
1927

Carel W H Boshoff, South African head (Broederbond/Volkswag)

Birth
1927

Giant Panda discovered, China

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1927

Pastor of Have begins blessing of motorcars/motors

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1928

Wim Bosboom, Dutch radio/TV host

Birth
1928

Anne Sexton, Newton Mass, poet (Live or Die; Pulitzer 1967)

Birth
1929

Nicolaas Theunissen, S Afr cricket break bowler (2nd Test 1889), dies

Death
1929

Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, composer

Birth
1929

Severn Darden, actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th)

Birth
1930

Charlie Jones, Ft Smith Ark, sportscaster (Almost Anything Goes)

Birth