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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Russia's Fobos-Grunt mission to the Martian moon of Phobos runs into problems shortly after its launch, with no telemetry reported from the spacecraft. //www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45208128/ (MSNBC)

Sunday, November 9, 2008

The owner of the Haitian school that collapsed is arrested on charges of involuntary manslaughter. //www.upi.com/Top_News/2008/11/09/Haiti_school_owner_arrested_jailed/UPI-20031226230643/ (UPI)
An accident aboard K-152 "Nerpa", a nuclear-powered Russian Navy submarine doing a test run in the Sea of Japan, kills more than 20 people. //english.aljazeera.net/news/europe/2008/11/2008118225856836818.html (Al Jazeera)

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

At least 50 people are killed and more than 120 injured in a series of coordinated suicide bombings in Amman, Jordan (See 2005 Amman bombings).

Sunday, November 9, 2003

A lunar eclipse is seen in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Central Asia.
Beginning at about 1 a.m. UTC there is a lunar eclipse, visible from the Americas, Europe, Africa, central Asia.
Coca Cola sends some of its most senior executives to Dublin to discuss a spreading student boycott of Coca Cola products. Students in University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Maynooth and Queens University Belfast announced their boycott amid allegations of ill-treatment of Colombian workers who bottle the company's drinks for sale in Latin America. //www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2091-887398,00.html

Tuesday, November 9, 1999

TAESA Flight 725, covering the route TijuanaGuadalajaraUruapanMexico City, crashes a few minutes after takeoff from Uruapan International Airport, killing 18 people on board. This event causes the bankruptcy of the Mexican airline a few months later.

Tuesday, November 9, 1993

Bosnian Croat forces destroy the "Stari most", or Old Bridge of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, by tank fire.
Microsoft releases Windows 3.11 for Workgroups to manufacturing.
Sri Lankan civil war ndash Battle of Pooneryn: Over 400 Sri Lankan military are killed.

Friday, November 9, 1990

A new constitution comes into effect in the Kingdom of Nepal, establishing multiparty democracy and constitutional monarchy this is the culmination of the 1990 People's Movement.

Friday, November 9, 1984

Cesar Chavez delivers his speech, What The Future Holds For Farm Workers And Hispanics, at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

Monday, November 9, 1981

Edict No. 81-234 abolishes slavery in Mauritania.

Thursday, November 9, 1978

Tanzania recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

Wednesday, November 9, 1977

Gen. Hugo Banzer, president of the military government of Bolivia, announces that the constitutional democracy will be restored in 1978 instead of 1980 as previously provided.

Tuesday, November 9, 1971

A British Royal Air ForceC-130 crashes into the Ligurian Sea near Leghorn, Italy, killing all 51 people on board.

Sunday, November 9, 1969

A group of Amerindians, led by Richard Oakes, seizes Alcatraz Island for 19 months, inspiring a wave of renewed Indian pride and government reform.

Thursday, November 9, 1967

Apollo program: NASA launches a Saturn V rocket carrying the unmanned "Apollo 4" test spacecraft from Cape Kennedy.

Wednesday, November 9, 1966

Monday, November 9, 1964

The British House of Commons votes to abolish the death penalty for murder in Britain.

Thursday, November 9, 1961

Neil Armstrong records a world record speed in a rocket plane of 6,587 km/h flying a X-15.

Monday, November 9, 1953

The Kingdom of Laos gains its independence from the French Army.
In Cambodia the Khmer Issarak begins to fight the French Army and the nation joins the First Indochina War but the Kingdom is established.

Sunday, November 9, 1947

Junagadh is invaded by the Indian army.

Friday, November 9, 1945

Tuesday, November 9, 1943

Monday, November 9, 1942

WWII: U.S serviceman Edward Leonski is hanged at Melbourne's Pentridge Prison for the Brown-Out murders of 3 women in May.

Saturday, November 9, 1940

Thursday, November 9, 1939

WWII: Venlo Incident: Two British agents of SIS are captured by the Germans.

Wednesday, November 9, 1938

İsmet İnönü becomes the second president of Turkey.
Holocaust ndash Kristallnacht: In Germany, the night of broken glass begins as Nazi activists and sympathizers loot and burn Jewish businesses (the all night affair sees 7,500 Jewish businesses destroyed, 267 synagogues burned, 91 Jews killed, and at least 25,000 Jewish men arrested).//www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/kristallnacht/index.asp?WT.mc_id=wiki It Came From Within... 71 Years Since Kristallnacht - Online exhibition from Yad Vashem, including survivor testimonies, archival footage, photos, and stories
On the eve of Armistice Day, Kate Smith sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" for the first time on her weekly radio show.

Tuesday, November 9, 1937

Sino-Japanese War: Japanese troops take Shanghai.

Sunday, November 9, 1919

Felix the Cat appears in Feline Follies, marking the first cartoon character to become popular.

Monday, November 9, 1914

World War I ndash Battle of Cocos: The German cruiser "Emden" is sunk by the Australian cruiser "Sydney".

Thursday, November 9, 1905

The Province of Alberta, Canada, holds its first general election.

Friday, November 9, 1888

In London, England, the dead body of Mary Jane Kelly is found. She is considered to be the fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims. A number of similar murders in England follow, but the police attribute them to copy-cat killers.

Tuesday, November 9, 1875

American Indian Wars: In Washington, D.C., Indian Inspector E.C. Watkins issues a report stating that hundreds of Sioux and Cheyenne associated with Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse are hostile to the United States (the Battle of the Little Bighorn is fought in Montana the next year).

Monday, November 9, 1874

The New York Zoo hoax, a supposed breakout of animals from the Central Park Zoo.

Saturday, November 9, 1872

Great Boston Fire of 1872: In Boston, Massachusetts, a large fire begins to burn on Lincoln Street (the 2-day disaster destroys about of the city, 776 buildings, much of the financial district and causes US$60 million in damage).

Saturday, November 9, 1799

Napoleon becomes First Consul.
Napoleon overthrows the French Directory.
A new constitution is approved in a plebiscite in France.

Friday, November 9, 1764

Mary Cbell, a captive of the Lenape during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded by Colonel Henry Bouquet.

Thursday, November 9, 1747

Rioters in Amsterdam demand governmental reform.

Wednesday, November 9, 1729

The Treaty of Seville is signed between Great Britain, France, Spain and the Dutch Republic.

Sunday, November 9, 1727

Monday, November 9, 1716

Caroline of Ansbach, Princess of Wales, gives birth to a stillborn son.

Tuesday, November 9, 1688

William of Orange captures Exeter after the magistrates flee the city.

Thursday, November 9, 1673

King Charles II of England removes Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, from his position as Lord Chancellor.

Thursday, November 1, 1330 (Julianian calendar)

The Bulgarians under Emperor Michael III are beaten by the Serbs in the battle of Velbuzhd, Bulgaria does not lose any territory to Serbia but is powerless to stop the Serbian advance towards the predominately Bulgarian-populated Macedonia.
Battle of Posada: The Wallachians, under Basarab I, defeat the Hungarians, though heavily outnumbered.
Vilnius, Lithuania receives its coat-of-arms, granted to the city in the seventh year of its existence.

Thursday, November 1, 1313 (Julianian calendar)

Wang Zhen, Chinese agronomist, government official, and inventor of wooden-based movable type printing, publishes the "Nong Shu" (Book of Agriculture).
The Siege of Rostock ends.

Friday, November 6, 694 (Julianian calendar)

Japan's capital is moved from Asuka to Fujiwara-kyō.
Ine of Wessex makes peace with Kent.
Hispano-Visigothic king Egica accuses the Jews of aiding the Muslims, and sentences all Jews to slavery.
Source: Wikipedia