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  • South Africa
    Monday Oct 09, 1899

    Second Boer War

    The President of the South African Republic, issued an ultimatum

    South Africa
    Monday Oct 09, 1899

    Paul Kruger, the President of the South African Republic, issued an ultimatum on 9 October 1899, giving the British government 48 hours to withdraw all their troops from the borders of both the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, albeit Kruger had ordered Commandos to the Natal border in early September and Britain only had troops in garrison towns far from the border, failing which the Transvaal, allied to the Orange Free State, would declare war on the British government.




  • Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei, China
    Monday Oct 09, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    One of The Bombs accidentally Exploded

    Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei, China
    Monday Oct 09, 1911

    Revolutionaries intent on overthrowing the Qing dynasty had built bombs, and on 9 October, one accidentally exploded. Sun Yat-sen himself had no direct part in the uprising and was traveling in the United States at the time in an effort to recruit more support from among overseas Chinese. The Qing Viceroy of Huguang, Rui Cheng , tried to track down and arrest the revolutionaries.




  • Marseille, France
    Tuesday Oct 09, 1934

    Josip Broz Tito

    The assassination of King Alexander

    Marseille, France
    Tuesday Oct 09, 1934

    During this time Tito wrote articles on the duties of imprisoned communists and on trade unions. He was in Ljubljana when King Alexander was assassinated by the Croatian nationalist Ustaše organisation in Marseille on 9 October 1934.




  • Berlin, Germany
    Friday Oct 09, 1942

    Martin Bormann

    Bormann Signed The Decree of 9 October 1942

    Berlin, Germany
    Friday Oct 09, 1942

    Bormann signed the decree of 9 October 1942 prescribing that the permanent Final Solution in Greater Germany could no longer be solved by emigration, but only by the use of "ruthless force in the special camps of the East", that is, extermination in Nazi death camps.




  • French Indochina (Now Vietnam)
    Tuesday Oct 09, 1945

    First Indochina War

    General Leclerc arrived in Saigon, accompanied by French Colonel Massu's March Group

    French Indochina (Now Vietnam)
    Tuesday Oct 09, 1945

    On October 9, 1945, General Leclerc arrived in Saigon, accompanied by French Colonel Massu's March Group (Groupement de marche). Leclerc's primary objectives were to restore public order in south Vietnam and to militarize Tonkin (north Vietnam). Secondary objectives were to wait for French backup in view to take back Chinese-occupied Hanoi, then to negotiate with the Việt Minh officials.




  • U.S.
    Friday Oct 09, 1953

    Jimmy Carter

    Left active duty

    U.S.
    Friday Oct 09, 1953

    Carter left active duty on October 9, 1953.




  • Marylebone, London, England
    Sunday Oct 09, 1966

    David Cameron

    Born

    Marylebone, London, England
    Sunday Oct 09, 1966

    Cameron was born in Marylebone, London, and raised at Peasemore in Berkshire.


  • La Higuera, Bolivia
    Monday Oct 09, 1967

    Che Guevara

    Execution order

    La Higuera, Bolivia
    Monday Oct 09, 1967

    October 9, Bolivian President René Barrientos ordered that Guevara be killed. The order was relayed to the unit holding Guevara by Félix Rodríguez reportedly despite the United States government's desire that Guevara be taken to Panama for further interrogation.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 09, 1973

    Bob Marley

    Releasing the Album Burnin'

    U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 09, 1973

    Wailers released the album Burnin' which included the song "I Shot the Sheriff". Eric Clapton was given the album by his guitarist George Terry in the hope that he would enjoy it. Clapton was suitably impressed and chose to record a cover version of "I Shot the Sheriff".


  • Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Oct 09, 1974

    Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)

    Death

    Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Oct 09, 1974

    He died on 9 October 1974 and is buried in Jerusalem on Mount Zion, the only member of the Nazi Party to be honored in this way.


  • Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Monday Oct 09, 1989

    Berlin Wall

    Breaking the rules

    Berlin, East Germany, Germany
    Monday Oct 09, 1989

    On 9 October 1989, the police and army units were given permission to use force against those assembled, but this did not deter the church service and march from taking place, which gathered 70,000 people. Many of those people started to cross into East Berlin, without a shot being fired.


  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 09, 2007

    Financial crisis of 2007–2008

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit its peak closing price

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 09, 2007

    October 9, 2007: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit its peak closing price of 14,164.53. Existing home sales also peaked this month and began to decline.


  • South Africa
    Thursday Oct 09, 2008

    Vodafone

    The Offer

    South Africa
    Thursday Oct 09, 2008

    On 9 October 2008, Vodafone offered to acquire an additional 15% stake in Vodacom Group from Telkom.


  • France
    Sunday Oct 09, 2011

    Garry Kasparov

    Played two blitz exhibition matches in the autumn of 2011

    France
    Sunday Oct 09, 2011

    The second was a longer match consisting of eight blitz games played on 9 October, against English grandmaster Nigel Short. Kasparov won again by a score of 4½–3½.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Oct 09, 2014

    BMW

    BMW's new complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Araquari

    Brazil
    Thursday Oct 09, 2014

    On 9 October 2014, BMW's new complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Araquari, assembled its first car— an F30 3 Series.


  • Myanmar
    Sunday Oct 09, 2016

    Conflict in Myanmar

    Unidentified insurgents attacked three Burmese border posts

    Myanmar
    Sunday Oct 09, 2016

    On 9 October 2016, unidentified insurgents attacked three Burmese border posts along Myanmar's border with Bangladesh, starting a new armed conflict in northern Rakhine State. According to government officials in the border town of Maungdaw, the attackers looted several dozen firearms and ammunition from the border posts, and brandished knives and homemade slingshots that fired metal bolts. The attacks left nine border officers and "several insurgents" dead.


  • Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.
    Sunday Oct 09, 2016

    Donald Trump

    Second Presidential debate (2016)

    Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.
    Sunday Oct 09, 2016

    The second presidential debate was held at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. The beginning of that debate was dominated by references to a recently leaked tape of Trump making sexually explicit comments, which Trump countered by referring to alleged sexual misconduct on the part of Bill Clinton. Prior to the debate, Trump had invited four women who had accused Bill Clinton of impropriety to a press conference.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 09, 2018

    Google LLC

    Google confirmed that it had appealed the fine to The General Court of The European Union

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 09, 2018

    On October 9, 2018, Google confirmed that it had appealed the fine to the General Court of the European Union.


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