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 This day in History - March 9
370 Historic Events for March 9
1887

Phil Mead, cricketer (strong batsman for England pre- and post-WWI)

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1889

Battle at Gallabat (Metema): Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV

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1889

Kansas passes 1st general antitrust law in US

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1890

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, Soviet foreign minister (UN)

Birth
1892

Vita Sackville-West, England, novelist/poet (The Land)

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1892

Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)

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1892

Frank Puglia, Sicily Italy, actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book)

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1892

David Garnett, England, novelist/editor (Lady into Fox)

Birth
1893

Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian muralist/decorator

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1893

Hans Munch, composer

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1893

Congo cannibals killed 1000s of Arabs

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1895

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (Masochism), dies at 59

Death
1895

Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias awarded cup, as Queens University (Kingston Ont) loses to Montreal AAA, 5-1

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1897

Indian, fans start calling the team Indians (in 1915 becomes official)

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1897

Cleveland Spiders sign Louis Sockalexis, full-blooded Penobscot

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1897

Premiere of (parts of) Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony (Berlin)

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1900

Aimone duke of Spoleta/Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43)

Birth
1902

Edward Durell Stone, US, architect (US Embassy, New Delhi)

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1902

Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler in Vienna

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1902

Will Greer, Frankfort Ind, actor (Grandpa Walton-The Waltons)

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1904

Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a goal

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1905

Rex Warner, English poet/writer (Wild Goose Chase)

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1905

Peter C Quennell, English biographer/critic (Byron in Italy)

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1905

F‚lix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes)

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1905

Grigori Kozintsev, Kiev Ukraine, director (Hamlet, King Lear)

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