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Notable Historical Events for November 9th

1922Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

1921Partito Nazionalista Fascista, forms in Italy by Mussolini

1980Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

1923Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die/Hitler flees

1965Willie Mays named NL MVP

1985Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba

1966John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London

1799Napoleon Bonaparte becomes dictator (1st consul) of France

1673British king Charles II dismisses Earl of Shaftesbury

201145th Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

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Notable Birthdays on November 9th

1936Mary Travers, Louisville Ky, folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary)

1913Hedy Lamarr, Vienna Austria, actress (Ecstacy, Samson & Delilah)

1731Benjamin Banneker, Ellicott Md, black mathematician/surveyor (Wash DC)

1929Imre Kertész, Budapest, concentration camp survivor, writer, Nobel laureate (2002)

1980Vanessa Minnillo, Angeles City, Pampanga, Filipino-born American TV personality (Entertainment Tonight)

1941Tom Fogerty, Berkeley California, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), (d. 1990)

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Notable Weddings on November 9th

1935"Magnificent Obsession" actress Jane Wyatt (24) weds investment broker Edgar Bethune Ward in Santa Fe, New Mexico

1887Painter Grandma Moses (27) weds Thomas Salmon Moses in New York

1931Actress Gloria Swanson (32) weds Michael Farmer

1968Former "Led Zepellin" lead singer Robert Plant (19) weds Maureen Wilson

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Notable Divorces on November 9th

1931Actress Gloria Swanson (32) divorces aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (33) after 6 years of marriage

1968Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (26) divorces first wife Marlynn Myers after 4 years of marriage

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Notable Deaths on November 9th

2004Stieg Larsson, Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), dies of a heart attack at 50

1970Charles de Gaulle, President of France (1958-69), dies at 79

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