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 This day in History - September 9
441 Historic Events for September 9
1942

John Linder, (Rep-R-Georgia)

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1942

Inez Foxx, Greensboro NC, rocker (Mockingbird, Hi Diddle Diddle)

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1942

Japanese planes drop incendiary bombs on Oregon

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1942

Compulsory work for women, children and old males in Batavia

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1942

1st bombing on continental US soil, Mount Emily Oregon (WW II)

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1942

Luther Simmons, rocker (Main Ingredient

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1943

15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome

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1943

Italy surrenders to Allies

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1943

Lt-Gen Bradley flies from Algiers to to Marrakech/Prestwick

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1943

Red Army occupies Bachmatsj

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1943

US, British and French troops land in Salerno (operation Avalanche)

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1943

George Roger Waters, keyboardist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

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1944

Very strong hurricane hits Netherland

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1944

US 113th cavalry passes Belg-Dutch borders

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1944

Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal Neth

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1944

Bulgaria liberated from Nazi control (National Day)

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1944

Allied forces liberate Luxembourg

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1944

Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina

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1945

Jimmie Foxx hits his 534th and final HR

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1945

Dee Dee Sharpe, [Dione Larue], US singer (I Love You Anyway)

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1945

1st "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay and taped into the log

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1945

Omukama Patrick David Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro

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1945

Japanese in S Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies

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1945

Phila A's Dick Fowler no-hits St Louis Brown, 1-0

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1946

Billy Preston, Tx, singer/pianist, 5th Beatle (David Brenner Show)

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