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April 9

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1992  Former Panamanian president Manuel Noriega is convicted in a Miami court of drug and racketeering charges.
 
1965The first baseball game is played in the recently completed Astrodome in Houston, TX.
 
1959Architect Frank Lloyd Wright dies.
 
1945An explosion of a US liberty ship kills 360 people at Bari, Italy.
 
1941Greenland becomes a US protectorate.
 
1869The American Museum of Natural History opens in New York City.
 
1865Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, VA, ending the Civil War.
 
1833The first free public library in the US is established in Peterborough, NH.
 
1682LaSalle claims the Mississippi valley for France.
 
1626Sir Francis Bacon, philosopher-statesman, dies.
 
1483King Edward IV of England dies.
 

Born today:

1979  Keshia Knight Pulliam - actress

1969  Kevin Martin - rock singer (Candlebox)

1975  Paulina Porizkova - supermodel, actress

1966  Cynthia Nixon - actress

1957  Severiano Ballesteros - golfer

1954  Dennis Quaid - actor

1953  Hal Ketchum - country singer

1939  Michael Learned - actress

1935  Avery Schreiber - comedian

1933  Jean-Paul Belmondo - actor

1932  Carl Perkins - singer, guitarist

1926  Hugh Hefner - Playboy magazine founder

1905  William Fulbright - US Senator

1898  Paul Robeson - folk singer

1883  Frank King - cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)

1835  Leopold II - King of Belgium

 

 

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