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April 9th, 2007 (April 09 2007)DeathEgon Bondy, Czech philosopher and writer (born in 1930) Philo Quotes
April 9th, 2006 (April 09 2006)DeathBilly Hitchcock, American baseball player, coach, and official (born in 1916)
April 9th, 2006 (April 09 2006)DeathVilgot Sjoman, Swedish writer and film director (born in 1924)
April 9th, 2005 (April 09 2005)EventHis Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles.
April 9th, 2003 (April 09 2003)Event2003 invasion of Iraq: Baghdad falls to American forces.
April 9th, 2002 (April 09 2002)EventThe funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at Westminster Abbey.the Queen Mother Elizabeth Quotes
April 9th, 2002 (April 09 2002)DeathLeopold Vietoris, Austrian mathematician (born in 1891)
April 9th, 2002 (April 09 2002)DeathPat Flaherty, American racecar driver (born in 1926)
April 9th, 2001 (April 09 2001)DeathWillie Stargell, American baseball player (born in 1940)
April 9th, 1999 (April 09 1999)EventIbrahim Bare Mainassara, President of Niger, is assassinated.
April 9th, 1999 (April 09 1999)DeathIbrahim Bare Mainassara, Niger politician and general (born in 1949)
April 9th, 1998 (April 09 1998)BirthElle Fanning, American Actress
April 9th, 1998 (April 09 1998)DeathTom Cora, American cellist and composer (born in 1953)
April 9th, 1997 (April 09 1997)DeathHelene Hanff, American writer (born in 1916)
April 9th, 1997 (April 09 1997)DeathMae Boren Axton, American singer and songwriter (born in 1914)
April 9th, 1996 (April 09 1996)DeathRichard Condon, American novelist (born in 1915)
April 9th, 1996 (April 09 1996)DeathJames W. Rouse, American real estate developer, activist, and philanthropist (born in 1914)
April 9th, 1993 (April 09 1993)DeathYuan An, Minister over the Masses of the Han dynasty
April 9th, 1992 (April 09 1992)EventA U.S. Federal Court finds former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of drug and racketeering charges. He is sentenced to 30 years in prison.
April 9th, 1992 (April 09 1992)EventJohn Major s Conservative Party wins an unprecedented fourth general election victory in the United Kingdom.John Major Quotes
April 9th, 1991 (April 09 1991)EventGeorgia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
April 9th, 1991 (April 09 1991)DeathMartin Hannett, record producer (born in 1948)
April 9th, 1990 (April 09 1990)BirthKristen Stewart, American actress
April 9th, 1988 (April 09 1988)DeathBrook Benton, American singer (born in 1931)
April 9th, 1988 (April 09 1988)DeathDavid Prater, American singer (Sam & Dave) (born in 1937)
April 9th, 1987 (April 09 1987)BirthJesse McCartney, American actor and singer
April 9th, 1987 (April 09 1987)BirthJarrod Mullen, Australian rugby league footballer
April 9th, 1986 (April 09 1986)BirthBrian Larsen, American musician and record producer
April 9th, 1986 (April 09 1986)BirthLeighton Meester, American actress
April 9th, 1985 (April 09 1985)BirthYamashita Tomohisa, Japanese singer News
April 9th, 1984 (April 09 1984)BirthLinda Chung, Hong Kong actress and singer
April 9th, 1984 (April 09 1984)BirthAdam Loewen, Canadian baseball player
April 9th, 1982 (April 09 1982)BirthJay Baruchel, Canadian actor
April 9th, 1982 (April 09 1982)BirthCarlos Hernandez, Costa Rican footballer
April 9th, 1982 (April 09 1982)DeathWilfrid Pelletier, French Canadian conductor (born in 1896)
April 9th, 1981 (April 09 1981)BirthMilan Bartovic, Slovak ice hockey player
April 9th, 1981 (April 09 1981)BirthEric Harris, Columbine High School shooter (died in 1999)
April 9th, 1981 (April 09 1981)BirthIreneusz Jelen, Polish footballer
April 9th, 1981 (April 09 1981)BirthDennis Sarfate, American baseball player
April 9th, 1980 (April 09 1980)BirthYoanna House, American model
April 9th, 1980 (April 09 1980)BirthJerko Leko, Croatian footballer
April 9th, 1980 (April 09 1980)BirthClueso, German singer, rapper, songwriter and producer
April 9th, 1979 (April 09 1979)BirthAlbert Hammond, Jr., American guitarist (The Strokes)
April 9th, 1979 (April 09 1979)BirthKatsuni, French porn star
April 9th, 1979 (April 09 1979)BirthKeith Nobbs, American actor
April 9th, 1979 (April 09 1979)BirthKeshia Knight Pulliam, American actress
April 9th, 1978 (April 09 1978)BirthJorge Andrade, Portuguese footballer
April 9th, 1978 (April 09 1978)BirthRachel Stevens, English singer (S Club)
April 9th, 1978 (April 09 1978)BirthVesna Pisarovic, Croatian singer
April 9th, 1978 (April 09 1978)DeathClough Williams-Ellis, Welsh architect (b.1883)
April 9th, 1977 (April 09 1977)BirthGerard Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance)
April 9th, 1976 (April 09 1976)DeathDagmar Nordstrom, American composer, pianist (born in 1903)
April 9th, 1976 (April 09 1976)DeathPhil Ochs, American singer (born in 1940)Phil Ochs Quotes
April 9th, 1975 (April 09 1975)EventThe first game of the Philippine Basketball Association, the second oldest professional basketball league in the world.
April 9th, 1975 (April 09 1975)BirthRobbie Fowler, English footballer
April 9th, 1975 (April 09 1975)BirthDavid Gordon Green, American filmmaker
April 9th, 1974 (April 09 1974)BirthJenna Jameson, American porn star
April 9th, 1974 (April 09 1974)BirthAlexander Pichushkin, Russian serial killer
April 9th, 1971 (April 09 1971)BirthPeter Canavan, Gaelic footballer
April 9th, 1971 (April 09 1971)BirthJacques Villeneuve, French-Canadian race car driver
April 9th, 1971 (April 09 1971)BirthAustin Peck, American actor
April 9th, 1970 (April 09 1970)BirthMike Barz, American meteorologist and TV anchor
April 9th, 1970 (April 09 1970)DeathGustaf Tenggren, Swedish illustrator (born in 1896)
April 9th, 1969 (April 09 1969)EventThe "Chicago Eight" plead not guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
April 9th, 1969 (April 09 1969)EventThe first British-built Concorde 002 makes its maiden flight from Filton to RAF Fairford.
April 9th, 1967 (April 09 1967)EventThe first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight.
April 9th, 1967 (April 09 1967)BirthAlex Kahn, American artist
April 9th, 1966 (April 09 1966)BirthCynthia Nixon, American actress
April 9th, 1965 (April 09 1965)BirthJeff Zucker, American television executive
April 9th, 1965 (April 09 1965)BirthPaulina Porizkova, Czechoslovakian-born actress and supermodel
April 9th, 1965 (April 09 1965)BirthJay Wesley Neill, American convicted murderer (died in 2002)
April 9th, 1965 (April 09 1965)BirthMark Pellegrino, American actor
April 9th, 1964 (April 09 1964)BirthRick Tocchet, Canadian ice hockey player
April 9th, 1964 (April 09 1964)BirthRob Awalt, American football player
April 9th, 1964 (April 09 1964)BirthSoyo Oka, Japanese musician
April 9th, 1963 (April 09 1963)BirthMarc Jacobs, American fashion designer
April 9th, 1963 (April 09 1963)BirthJoe Scarborough, American television personality
April 9th, 1963 (April 09 1963)DeathEddie Edwards, American jazz trombonist (born in 1891)
April 9th, 1962 (April 09 1962)BirthImran Sherwani, British field hockey player
April 9th, 1961 (April 09 1961)BirthMark Kelly, British keyboard player (Marillion)
April 9th, 1961 (April 09 1961)DeathKing Zog of Albania (born in 1895)
April 9th, 1959 (April 09 1959)EventMercury program: NASA announces the selection of the United States first seven astronauts, whom the news media quickly dub the "Mercury Seven".
April 9th, 1959 (April 09 1959)DeathFrank Lloyd Wright, American architect (born in 1867)Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes
April 9th, 1957 (April 09 1957)EventThe Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping.
April 9th, 1957 (April 09 1957)BirthSeve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer
April 9th, 1957 (April 09 1957)BirthBrian Alexander, British broadcaster
April 9th, 1957 (April 09 1957)BirthMartin Margiela, Belgian fashion designer
April 9th, 1956 (April 09 1956)BirthMiguel Angel Russo, Argentine footballer
April 9th, 1955 (April 09 1955)BirthJoolz Denby, English poet and novelist
April 9th, 1955 (April 09 1955)BirthKate Heyhoe, American food writer
April 9th, 1954 (April 09 1954)BirthDennis Quaid, American actor
April 9th, 1954 (April 09 1954)BirthIain Duncan Smith, British politician
April 9th, 1953 (April 09 1953)EventWarner Brothers premieres the first 3-D film, entitled House of Wax.
April 9th, 1953 (April 09 1953)BirthHal Ketchum, American musician
April 9th, 1952 (April 09 1952)EventHugo Ballivian s government is overthrown by the Bolivian National Revolution, starting a period of agrarian reform, universal suffrage and the nationalisation of tin minesHugo Ball Quotes
April 9th, 1951 (April 09 1951)DeathVilhelm Bjerknes, Norwegian physicist (born in 1862)
April 9th, 1948 (April 09 1948)EventJorge Eliecer Gaitan s assassination provokes a violent riot in Bogota (the Bogotazo), and a further ten years of violence in Colombia (La violencia).
April 9th, 1948 (April 09 1948)EventMassacre at Deir Yassin.
April 9th, 1948 (April 09 1948)BirthJaya Bachchan, Indian actress
April 9th, 1948 (April 09 1948)DeathGeorge Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (born in 1872)
April 9th, 1948 (April 09 1948)DeathJorge Eliecer Gaitan, Colombian politician (born in 1903)
April 9th, 1947 (April 09 1947)EventThe Glazier-Higgins-Woodward tornadoes kill 181 and injure 970 in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
April 9th, 1947 (April 09 1947)EventThe Journey of Reconciliation, the first interracial Freedom Ride begins through the upper South in violation of Jim Crow laws. The riders wanted enforcement of the United States Supreme Court s 1946 Irene Morgan decision that banned racial segregation in interstate travel.
April 9th, 1946 (April 09 1946)BirthDavid Webb, English football player and coach
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)EventWorld War II: The German pocket battleship Admiral Scheer is sunk.
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)EventWorld War II: The Battle of Konigsberg, in East Prussia, ends.
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)EventThe United States Atomic Energy Commission is formed.
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)BirthPeter Gammons, American baseball journalist
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)BirthSteve Gadd, American session drummer
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)DeathWilhelm Canaris, German Admiral (born in 1887)Wilhelm Canaris Quotes
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)DeathDietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian (born in 1906)Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes
April 9th, 1945 (April 09 1945)DeathGeorg Elser, failed assassin of Hitler (born in 1903)
April 9th, 1944 (April 09 1944)DeathEvgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine (born in 1920)
April 9th, 1943 (April 09 1943)BirthTerry Knight, American music promoter (died in 2004)
April 9th, 1942 (April 09 1942)EventWorld War II: The Battle of Bataan/Bataan Death MarchUnited States forces surrender on the Bataan Peninsula. The Japanese Navy launches an air raid on Trincomalee in Ceylon (Sri Lanka); Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hermes and Royal Australian Navy Destroyer HMAS Vampire are sunk off the island s east coast.
April 9th, 1942 (April 09 1942)BirthBrandon De Wilde, American actor (died in 1972)
April 9th, 1941 (April 09 1941)BirthKaye Adams, American country singer
April 9th, 1941 (April 09 1941)BirthChu Song-woong, Korean stage actor (died in 1985)
April 9th, 1940 (April 09 1940)EventWorld War II: Germany invades Denmark and Norway.
April 9th, 1940 (April 09 1940)BirthJim Roberts, Canadian ice hockey player
April 9th, 1940 (April 09 1940)DeathMrs. Patrick Campbell, British actress (born in 1865)
April 9th, 1939 (April 09 1939)EventMarian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial, after being denied the right to sing at the Daughters of the American Revolution s Constitution Hall.
April 9th, 1939 (April 09 1939)BirthMichael Learned, American actress
April 9th, 1938 (April 09 1938)BirthViktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician
April 9th, 1937 (April 09 1937)EventThe Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in Londonit is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe.
April 9th, 1937 (April 09 1937)BirthMarty Krofft, Canadian children s television producer
April 9th, 1936 (April 09 1936)DeathFerdinand Tonnies, German sociologist (born in 1855)
April 9th, 1935 (April 09 1935)BirthAvery Schreiber, American actor (died in 2002)
April 9th, 1934 (April 09 1934)BirthBill Birch, New Zealand politician
April 9th, 1933 (April 09 1933)BirthJean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
April 9th, 1932 (April 09 1932)BirthJim Fowler, American zoologist
April 9th, 1932 (April 09 1932)BirthArmin Jordan, Swiss conductor (died in 2006)
April 9th, 1932 (April 09 1932)BirthCarl Perkins, American musician (died in 1998)
April 9th, 1932 (April 09 1932)BirthCheeta, chimpanzee actor
April 9th, 1931 (April 09 1931)BirthRichard Hatfield, Canadian politician (died in 1991)
April 9th, 1930 (April 09 1930)BirthF. Albert Cotton, American chemist (died in 2007)
April 9th, 1930 (April 09 1930)BirthNathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapistNathaniel Branden Quotes
April 9th, 1928 (April 09 1928)BirthTom Lehrer, American musician and mathematician
April 9th, 1928 (April 09 1928)BirthPaul Arizin, American basketball player (died in 2006)
April 9th, 1926 (April 09 1926)BirthHugh Hefner, American editor and publisher, founder of Playboy
April 9th, 1922 (April 09 1922)BirthCarl Amery, German writer (died in 2005)
April 9th, 1921 (April 09 1921)BirthJean-Marie Balestre, French motorsports official (FIA) (died in 2008)
April 9th, 1921 (April 09 1921)BirthFrankie Thomas, American actor (died in 2006)Thomas Frank Quotes
April 9th, 1919 (April 09 1919)BirthJ. Presper Eckert, American computer pioneer (died in 1995)
April 9th, 1918 (April 09 1918)BirthJorn Utzon, Danish architect
April 9th, 1917 (April 09 1917)EventWorld War I: The Battle of Arrasthe battle begins with Canadian forces executing a massive assault on Vimy Ridge.
April 9th, 1917 (April 09 1917)BirthJohannes Bobrowski, German lyricist and writer (died in 1965)
April 9th, 1917 (April 09 1917)BirthBrad Dexter, American actor (died in 2002)
April 9th, 1917 (April 09 1917)DeathJames Hope Moulton, British scholar of Classical Greek (born in 1863)
April 9th, 1916 (April 09 1916)EventWorld War I: The Battle of VerdunGerman forces launch their third offensive of the battle.
April 9th, 1915 (April 09 1915)BirthDaniel Johnson, Sr., Quebec politician (died in 1968)
April 9th, 1912 (April 09 1912)BirthLew Kopelew, Russian author (died in 1997)
April 9th, 1910 (April 09 1910)BirthAbraham Ribicoff, American politician (died in 1998) Abraham Quotes
April 9th, 1909 (April 09 1909)EventThe U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.
April 9th, 1909 (April 09 1909)DeathHelena Modrzejewska, Polish-American actress (born in 1840)
April 9th, 1908 (April 09 1908)BirthVictor Vasarely, Hungarian-born painter (died in 1997)
April 9th, 1906 (April 09 1906)BirthAntal Dorati, Hungarian conductor (died in 1988)
April 9th, 1906 (April 09 1906)BirthRafaela Aparicio, Spanish actress (died in 1996)
April 9th, 1905 (April 09 1905)BirthJ. William Fulbright, U.S. Senator from Arkansas (died in 1995)J. William Fulbright Quotes
April 9th, 1904 (April 09 1904)BirthSharkey Bonano, American musician (died in 1972)
April 9th, 1903 (April 09 1903)BirthWard Bond, American actor (died in 1960)
April 9th, 1898 (April 09 1898)BirthCurly Lambeau, American football coach, executive (died in 1965)
April 9th, 1898 (April 09 1898)BirthPaul Robeson, American singer and activist (died in 1976)Paul Robeson Quotes
April 9th, 1897 (April 09 1897)BirthJohn B. Gambling, American radio talk-show host (died in 1974)
April 9th, 1895 (April 09 1895)BirthMichel Simon, French actor (died in 1975)
April 9th, 1889 (April 09 1889)BirthEfrem Zimbalist, Russian violinist (died in 1985)
April 9th, 1889 (April 09 1889)DeathMichel Eugene Chevreul, French chemist (born in 1786)
April 9th, 1888 (April 09 1888)BirthSol Hurok, Russian-born impresario (died in 1974)
April 9th, 1882 (April 09 1882)BirthFrederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, (died in 1946)
April 9th, 1876 (April 09 1876)DeathCharles Goodyear, American politician (born in 1804)
April 9th, 1872 (April 09 1872)BirthLeon Blum, French prime minister (died in 1950)
April 9th, 1867 (April 09 1867)EventAlaska purchase: Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska.
April 9th, 1867 (April 09 1867)BirthChris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (died in 1941)
April 9th, 1865 (April 09 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: Robert E. Lee surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia (26,765 troops) to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, effectively ending the war.Ulysses S. Grant Quotes
April 9th, 1865 (April 09 1865)BirthErich Ludendorff, German general in World War I (died in 1937)Erich Ludendorff Quotes
April 9th, 1835 (April 09 1835)BirthKing Leopold II of Belgium (died in 1909)
April 9th, 1830 (April 09 1830)BirthEadweard Muybridge, English-born photographer and motion picture pioneer (died in 1904)
April 9th, 1821 (April 09 1821)BirthCharles Baudelaire, French poet (died in 1867)Charles Baudelaire Quotes
April 9th, 1806 (April 09 1806)BirthIsambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer (died in 1859)
April 9th, 1806 (April 09 1806)DeathWilliam V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic (born in 1748)
April 9th, 1804 (April 09 1804)DeathJacques Necker, French statesman (born in 1732)
April 9th, 1794 (April 09 1794)BirthTheobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (died in 1881)
April 9th, 1773 (April 09 1773)BirthEtienne Aignan, French writer (died in 1824
April 9th, 1770 (April 09 1770)BirthThomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (died in 1831)
April 9th, 1761 (April 09 1761)DeathWilliam Law, British minister (born in 1686)
April 9th, 1757 (April 09 1757)BirthEdward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (died in 1833)
April 9th, 1754 (April 09 1754)DeathChristian Wolff, German philosopher (born in 1679)Christian Wolff Quotes
April 9th, 1747 (April 09 1747)DeathSimon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat, Scottish clan chief
April 9th, 1693 (April 09 1693)DeathRoger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer (born in 1618)
April 9th, 1691 (April 09 1691)BirthJohann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar (died in 1761)
April 9th, 1686 (April 09 1686)BirthJames Craggs the Younger, British politician (died in 1721)
April 9th, 1682 (April 09 1682)EventRobert Cavelier de La Salle discovers the mouth of the Mississippi River, claims it for France and names it Louisiana.
April 9th, 1680 (April 09 1680)BirthPhilippe Nericault Destouches, French dramatist (died in 1754)
April 9th, 1654 (April 09 1654)DeathMatei Basarab, Prince of Wallachia (born in 1588)
April 9th, 1649 (April 09 1649)BirthJames Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles II of Great Britain (died in 1685)
April 9th, 1648 (April 09 1648)BirthHenri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat (died in 1720)
April 9th, 1634 (April 09 1634)BirthAlbertine Agnes of Nassau, Regent of Friesland, Groningen and Drenthe (died in 1696)
April 9th, 1626 (April 09 1626)DeathSir Francis Bacon, English philosopher, statesman, and essayist (born in 1561)Francis Bacon Quotes
April 9th, 1597 (April 09 1597)BirthJohn Davenport, Connecticut pioneer (died in 1670)
April 9th, 1557 (April 09 1557)DeathMikael Agricola, Finnish scholar (born in ca. 1510)
April 9th, 1553 (April 09 1553)DeathFrancois Rabelais, French writerFrancois Rabelais Quotes
April 9th, 1498 (April 09 1498)BirthJohn, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (died in 1550)
April 9th, 1492 (April 09 1492)DeathLorenzo de Medici, Italian statesmen (born in 1449)
April 9th, 1484 (April 09 1484)DeathEdward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (born in 1473)
April 9th, 1483 (April 09 1483)DeathKing Edward IV of England (born in 1442)
April 9th, 1440 (April 09 1440)EventChristopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
April 9th, 1413 (April 09 1413)EventHenry V is crowned King of England.
April 9th, 1336 (April 09 1336)BirthTamerlane (Timur), Central Asian, Turkic conqueror (died in 1405)
April 9th, 1241 (April 09 1241)EventBattle of Liegnitz: Mongol forces defeat the Polish and German armies.
April 9th, 1137 (April 09 1137)DeathWilliam X, Duke of Aquitaine (born in 1099)
April 9th, 1024 (April 09 1024)DeathPope Benedict VIII
April 9th, 0715 (April 09 0715)DeathPope Constantine
April 9th, 0491 (April 09 0491)DeathZeno, Byzantine Emperor
April 9th, 0475 (April 09 0475)EventByzantine Emperor Basiliscus issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.
April 9th, 0193 (April 09 0193)EventSeptimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans).

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