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 This day in History - May 9
412 Historic Events for May 9
1874

Victoria Embankment, in London opens

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1880

Johann Hermann Berens, composer, dies at 54

Death
1882

Henry J Kaiser, builder (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam)

Birth
1882

Telegraph Hill RR Co organized

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1884

Hermanus W Witteveen, theologist, dies at 69

Death
1887

Jules Van de Leene, Belgian writer

Birth
1889

15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34«

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1892

Eric Westberg, composer

Birth
1892

Zita, empress (Austria)/Queen (Hungary)

Birth
1895

Lucian Blaga, Romaniams philosopher/poet (Dogmatic Aeon)

Birth
1895

Richard Barthelmess, NYC, actor (Broken Blossoms, Noose)

Birth
1896

1st horseless carriage show in London (featured 10 models)

Event
1899

Lawn mower patented

Event
1899

Edward Pollock, saxophone/clarinet

Birth
1901

George Duckworth, cricket wicket-keeper (England late 20's early 30's)

Birth
1901

Fuzzy Knight, Fairmont WV, actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby and the Lady)

Birth
1901

Australia opens its 1st parliament in Melbourne

Event
1901

Cleve's Earl Moore no-hits Chic White Sox 9 inn but loses in 10th 4-2

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1903

Walter Dehmel, writer

Birth
1903

Rudolf Serkin, Bohemian/US pianist, dies

Death
1905

Ernst Pauer, composer, dies at 78

Death
1906

Eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats)

Birth
1907

Baldur von Schirach, German writer/nazi politician (Frame)

Birth
1908

Dirk Fock becomes governor of Suriname

Event
1910

P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)

Birth