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 This day in History - May 9
412 Historic Events for May 9
1942

Mike Millward, rocker

Birth
1942

Tommy Roe, Atlanta, rocker (Hooray for Hazel)

Birth
1943

Bruce Milner, rocker (Every Mother's Son)

Birth
1943

Rotschild-Haddassh University Hospital opens

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1943

5th German Pantser army surrenders in Tunisia

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1943

Maurice Foster, cricketer (West Indies batsman of 70's)

Birth
1943

Tommy Roe, rocker

Birth
1944

1st eye bank opens (NYC)

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1944

Dutch resistance fighter Gerard Musch arrested

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1944

Joe McCarthy returns as Yankee manager after an illness

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1944

Russians recapture Crimea by taking Sevastopol

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1944

Country singer Jimmie Davis becomes governor of Louisiana

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1944

Ethel Mary Smyth, composer, dies at 86

Death
1944

Richard Furay, Ohio, rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco)

Birth
1944

Don Dannemann, rocker (Cyrkle)

Birth
1945

New balata ball used in baseball, 50% livilier

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1945

Norwegian nazi collaborators Vidkun Quisling arrested

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1945

Victory celebration at Red Square

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1945

Steve Katz, NYC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blood, Sweat and Tears)

Birth
1945

Nazi propagandist Max Blokzijl arrested

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1945

Czechoslovakia liberated from Nazi occupation (Natl Day)

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1945

Jersey liberated from nazis

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1945

Clem Hill, cricketer (49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912), dies

Death
1946

1st hour long entertainment TV show, "NBC's Hour Glass" premieres

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1946

King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy abdicates, replaced by Umberto

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