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Important Events From This day in History September 9th

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9 Sept, 1956 - Elvis Presley

1956 : Elvis Presley appears on Ed Sullivan's show Toast of the Town and scandalized audiences with his suggestive hip gyrations.

9 Sept, 1920 - U.S.A. Bank Robbers

1920 : Posses are scouring the hills in Centralia, Oklahoma after 4 masked bandits held up a bank and escaped with $4,000 in cash and liberty bonds.

9 Sept, 1930 - UK Drunkenness

1930 : Drunkenness in England is at it's lowest level since  1918 with more drinking places. Also the number of convictions for drunkenness caused through mentholated spirits has also decreased. The cause for the drops are the increased excise duty charged on alcohol and the poor financial depression with less work available.

 


9 Sept, 1945 - Japan Surrenders To China

1945 : The second Sino-Japanese war, between China and Japan formally ended when 1,000,000 Japanese troops surrendered to China.

9 Sept, 1945 - U.S.A. Computer Bug

1945 : First bug discovered in Computer Software Program when operators at the Harvard Faculty at the Computation Laboratory traced an error in the Mark II Computer to a moth trapped in a relay, coining the term bug. This bug was carefully removed and taped to the log book September 9th 1945.

9 Sept, 1948 - Philippines Volcano Eruption

1948: An evacuation is underway on the small Island of Camuguin with a population of 52,000 due to the eruption of the Volcano which is now raining down Acidic Ash on all parts of the Island causing breathing problems and burning skin.

 


9 Sept, 1950 - Truman Fireside Chat

September 9th, 1950 : Following President Truman signing the defense production Act yesterday today on fireside talks on the nations radio and TV stations he will explain why he has cut consumer spending by limiting installment buying, real estate credit and put sweeping controls in place to curb wages and prices. There will also be some rationing put in place for essentials. The reasons for all these are because of the Korean War and Communist aggression.

9 Sept, 1954 - Algeria Earthquake

1954 : A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Orleansville, Algeria killing 1,600 people.

 


9 Sept, 1960 - U.S.A. Hurricane Donna

September 9th, 1960 : Hurricane Donna is approaching Miami and Fort Lauderdale in Florida. The hurricane is over 200 miles wide and is believed to be one of the strongest and most destructive hurricanes in recent years.

9 Sept, 1965 - Hurricane Betsy

1965 : Hurricane Betsy after striking the Bahamas and Florida makes landfall at Grand Isle, Louisiana, just west of the mouth of the Mississippi River, The storm travels upriver, causing the Mississippi at New Orleans to rise by 10 feet causing significant flooding of the waters of Lake Pontchartrain which then flooded into New Orleans and leaving 76 people dead. Hurricane Betsy was the first $1 billion dollar storm with out adjusting for inflation (would be about $15 billion at today's money 2008).

9 Sept, 1970 - Jordan British Airliner Hijacked

September 9th, 1970 : Palestinian Guerrillas Hijacked a BOAC British Airliner from India bound for London and forced it to land in the Jordanian Dessert. This is the 4th hijacking plot this week by the group calling themselves the Marxist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and they are demanding the release of 3 Arab prisoners held in West Germany. The BOAC Plane joins a Swissair DC8 and a Transworld Airlines Boeing 707 at the airstrip.

9 Sept, 1976 - China Mao Zedong Dies

September 9th, 1976 : Chairman Mao Zedong, The Chinese revolutionary and statesman, has died in Beijing at the age of 82.

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I didn't know about those important events. Thank you so much for sharing♡

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theres a lot of happenning on this day

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Yea like all day.. :) everyday happening something :D

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sta je ovo krenuli smo sa onim dogodilo se na danasnji dan, mogu ti reci odlicna ideja, ima se za celu godinu

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Da to je znaci minimalno jedan post dnevno jos 2 ideje i ideml 3 dnevno u razmaku 5-6 h :)

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bas tako, samo gruvaj

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