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 This day in History - November 9
342 Historic Events for November 9
1950

Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year

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1951

Sigmund Romberg, Hungarian/US composer (Blossom Time), dies at 64

Death
1951

Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, composer, dies at 87

Death
1951

Hetty de Boer-Jongkind, founder (Vakvereniging Medical Astrology)

Birth
1951

Lou Ferrigno, Bkln NY, body builder/actor (Incredible Hulk)

Birth
1952

Sherrod Brown, (Rep-D-Ohio)

Birth
1952

Chaim Weizmann, bio-chemist/1st president Israel, dies at 77

Death
1953

Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union

Event
1953

Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws

Event
1953

KTVQ TV channel 2 in Billings, MT (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Abdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud, founder of Saudi Arabia, dies at about 73

Death
1953

Dylan Thomas, author-poet (Adv in skin trade), dies in NY at 39

Death
1954

Dennis Stratton, London England, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden)

Birth
1955

Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain," premieres in NYC

Event
1955

NZ all out for 70 v Pakistan at Dacca

Event
1955

UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics

Event
1955

Tom Powers, actor (Station West, Destination Moon), dies at 65

Death
1956

Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St Louis, to become NWA champ

Event
1959

Karin Mundinger, Toronto Canada, LPGA golfer (1985 Singapore Open-2nd)

Birth
1959

Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Chic White Sox)

Birth
1959

Frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70

Death
1961

PGA eliminates caucasians only rule

Event
1961

Paddy Chayefsky's "Gideon," premieres in NYC

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1961

USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 30,970m

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1962

Dutch Catharina Lodders elected Miss World

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