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 This day in History - September 9
441 Historic Events for September 9
1907

Leon Edel, biographer

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1907

Pinky Tomlin, Eureka Springs Ark, singer/actor (Tip-Waterfront)

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1908

Russia takes part of Poland

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1908

Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)

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1908

John Haeton, US, bobsled (Olympic-silver-1928, 48)

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1908

Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va

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1909

Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title

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1909

Kwame Nkrumah, communist/premier Gold Coast/president Ghana (1960-66)

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1909

Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)

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1911

1st European airpost (Hendon to Windsor, England)

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1912

Kurt Sanderling, Arys Germany, conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77)

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1912

Jaroslav Vrchlicky, [Emil Fr¡da], Czech poet, dies at 59

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1912

J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)

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1913

Assn for Study of Negro Life and History organizes in Chicago

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1913

Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician, dies

Death
1914

Battle of Marne (German advance stalls, Paris saved)

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1914

-12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp

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1914

Boston Brave George Davis no-hits Phila Phillies, 7-0

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1915

Guus [August] Oster, Dutch actor/director (Carr‚)

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1915

Assn for study of Negro Life and History forms by Carter G Woodson

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1918

Dutch govt of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms

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1919

Richard Webb, Bloomington IL, actor (Invisible Monster, Git)

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1919

Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, gambler/sportscaster (lay you 5 to 1)

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1919

Boston's police force forms strike

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1919

Jacques Marin, Paris, actor (Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo)

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