Month: October 2019

Historical Events for 9th October 2019

869 – Charles the Bald crowned king of Lotharingen
1874 – World Postal Union forms in Bern Switzerland
1966 – Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded “Got Live if you Want It”
1978 – John Kander and Fred Ebb’s musical “Ballroom” premieres in NYC
1986 – “Phantom of the Opera” premieres in London, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and starring Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman
1986 – Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo, becomes the 12th NHLer to score 500 goals
1986 – Senate convicted US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him 5th federal official to be removed from office through impeachment
1988 – Dennis Eckersley, 1st to save all 4 games in a championship series
1991 – “On Borrowed Time” opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 99 performances
2006 – North Korea conducts its first nuclear test, with an estimated yield of between 0.4-2 kilotons
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Historical Events for 3rd October 2019

1778 – Captain James Cook anchors at Alaska
1906 – US regime names Charles Magoon, governor of Cuba
1942 – Launch of 1st A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)
1949 – WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta
1950 – 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)
1950 – Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas
1952 – 1st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca
1970 – WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting
1973 – Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader
2012 – 34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria
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