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On This Day: October 09th

This is 282nd day of the year and 83 days remain in the year.

in history
1635
Religious dissident and Rhode Island founder, Roger Williams, was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1888
For the first time the public was admitted to the Washington Monument.
1930
Aviator Laura Ingalls became the first woman to make a solo transcontinental flight across the United States.
1967
Che Guevara was executed in Bolivia.
1975
Soviet scientist Andrei Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end the nuclear arms race.
October 09 BirthdaysJohn Lennon1940–1980, singer, guitarist, songwriter, born in Liverpool, England.
Tony Shalhoubactor
Scott Bakulaactor, TV producer
Steve Burnsactor, musician
Brandon Routhactor
Annika Sorenstamgolfer
Bruce Cattonhistorian
Jody Williamsactivist
Trent Lottpolitician
Camille Saint-Saenscomposer



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