This day in history - November 9

This day in history - November 9.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 9, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 9 were connected with events relating to the Sighting of Cape Cod by the Pilgrims Aboard the Mayflower, Abduction of Abolitionist Minister Calvin Fairbank, Great Boston Fire, United States Taking Possession of Pearl Harbour, First Official Trip Abroad by a U.S. President, Presentation of the Cullinan Diamond to King Edward VII, Ford Motor Company's First President From Outside the Ford Family, First Issue of the Rolling Stone, Failure of the North American Aerospace Defense Command System and Fall of the Berlin Wall. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Christopher Jones, Calvin Fairbank, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, King Edward VII, Robert Strange McNamara, Jann Wenner, Ralph Gleason, Jimmy Carter and Gunter Schabowski.

Sighting of Cape Cod by the Pilgrims Aboard the Mayflower - November 9, 1620: On this day in history, November 9, 1620, momentous events took place today in Massachussetts, USA, with regard to the Sighting of Cape Cod by the Pilgrims Aboard the Mayflower. The Mayflower, under the command of Christopher Jones, left Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers and headed for Virginia in the New World. After a difficult three month journey, they spotted Cape Cod on November 9, 1620. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1620 were Christopher Jones. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Sighting of Cape Cod by the Pilgrims Aboard the Mayflower *** Date: November 9, 1620 *** Place: Massachussetts, USA *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Abduction of Abolitionist Minister Calvin Fairbank - November 9, 1851: On this day in history, November 9, 1851, critical events took place today in Indiana, USA, regarding the Abduction of Abolitionist Minister Calvin Fairbank. Methodist Minister and abolitionist, Calvin Fairbank, is believed to have helped more than forty slaves escape. Fairbank was abducted on November 9, 1851, after helping a slave, named Tamar, to escape from Kentucky to Indiana. Fairbank was taken back to Kentucky and put on trial. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1851 were Calvin Fairbank. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Abduction of Abolitionist Minister Calvin Fairbank *** Date: November 9, 1851 *** Place: Indiana, USA *** Category: Slavery *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Great Boston Fire - November 9, 1872: On this day in history, November 9, 1872, significant events took place today in Massachussetts, USA, respecting the Great Boston Fire. The great Boston fire started in a commercial warehouse on the evening of November 9, 1872. The fire, which took 12 hours to bring under control, destroyed over 700 buildings and killed 13 people. The disaster was recorded in a poem 'After the Fire' by Oliver Wendell Holmes who had witnessed the fire. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1872 were Oliver Wendell Holmes. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Great Boston Fire *** Date: November 9, 1872 *** Place: Massachussetts, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

United States Taking Possession of Pearl Harbour - November 9, 1887: On this day in history, November 9, 1887, crucial events took place today in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, relating to the United States Taking Possession of Pearl Harbour. Following the Reciprocity Treaty of 1875, the United States, under President Grover Cleveland, took possession of Pearl Harbor (Pu'uloa), Hawaii, on November 9, 1887. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1887 were Grover Cleveland. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: United States Taking Possession of Pearl Harbour *** Date: November 9, 1887 *** Place: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Official Trip Abroad by a U.S. President - November 9, 1906: On this day in history, November 9, 1906, important events took place today in Panama, in respect of the First Official Trip Abroad by a U.S. President. On November 9, 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first President, in office, to to make an offical trip abroad. He travelled to Panama to inspect progress on the canal. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1906 were Theodore Roosevelt. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: First Official Trip Abroad by a U.S. President *** Date: November 9, 1906 *** Place: Panama *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Presentation of the Cullinan Diamond to King Edward VII - November 9, 1907: On this day in history, November 9, 1907, momentous events took place today in London, England, with regard to the Presentation of the Cullinan Diamond to King Edward VII. The Cullinan Diamond, found in a South African Mine in 1905, was presented to King Edward VII on November 9, 1907, his 66th birthday. It was subsequently cut into several gems, the largest of which is set into the Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1907 were King Edward VII. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Presentation of the Cullinan Diamond to King Edward VII *** Date: November 9, 1907 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Ford Motor Company's First President From Outside the Ford Family - November 9, 1960: On this day in history, November 9, 1960, momentous events took place today in Michigan, USA, with regard to the Ford Motor Company's First President From Outside the Ford Family. Robert Strange McNamara was one of a group of ex American Air Force officers who helped turn around the fortunes of the ailing Ford Motor Company. On November 9, 1960 he became the first President of the Company to come from outside of the Ford family. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1960 were Robert Strange McNamara. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Ford Motor Company's First President From Outside the Ford Family *** Date: November 9, 1960 *** Place: Michigan, USA *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Issue of the Rolling Stone - November 9, 1967: On this day in history, November 9, 1967, critical events took place today in California, USA, regarding the First Issue of the Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner and Ralph Gleason founded the Rolling Stone magazine in San Francisco, California, in 1967. The first issue was published on November 9. 1967. The main feature was about the Monterey Pop Festival. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1967 were Jann Wenner, Ralph Gleason. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: First Issue of the Rolling Stone *** Date: November 9, 1967 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Media *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Failure of the North American Aerospace Defense Command System - November 9, 1979: On this day in history, November 9, 1979, momentous events took place today in Colorado, USA, with regard to the Failure of the North American Aerospace Defense Command System. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) System failed on November 9, 1979, during the administration of President Jimmy Carter. The failure was caused by a NORAD technician who had omitted to switch the system to 'test' status before loading a test tape. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1979 were Jimmy Carter. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Failure of the North American Aerospace Defense Command System *** Date: November 9, 1979 *** Place: Colorado, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Fall of the Berlin Wall - November 9, 1989: On this day in history, November 9, 1989, significant events took place today in Berlin, Germany, respecting the Fall of the Berlin Wall. On November 9, 1989, Gunter Schabowski, an official of the East German ruling party, announced that the crossing points between East and West Germany would be opened to allow refugees to cross. The fall of the Berlin wall began that evening. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 9, 1989 were Gunter Schabowski. Facts on this day in History November 9: Events on this day in history: Fall of the Berlin Wall *** Date: November 9, 1989 *** Place: Berlin, Germany *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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