THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 0911


This day in #history 0911

November 9th

1494 – Family de’ Medici become rulers of Florence

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

1918 – Bavaria proclaims itself a republic

1918 – Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates after German
defeat in WW I

1918 – Republic Germany proclaimed

1921 – Partito Nazionalista Fascista, forms in Italy by
Mussolini

1927 – Giant Panda discovered, China

1935 – Japan invades Shanghai , China

1936 – Albanian government of Frasheri falls

1937 – Japanese army conquers Shanghai

1939 – Nobel for physics awarded to Ernest O
Lawrence (cyclotron )

1944 – Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize

1946 – Pres Harry Truman ends wage/ price freeze

1949 – Costa Rica adopts Constitution

1953 – Cambodia (aka Kampuchea ) gains
independence from Fance, within the French Union

1955 – UN disapproves of South Africa ‘s apartheid
politics

1976 – UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in
South Africa

1980 – Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1996 – Cheyenne Pyle , California , youngest heart
transplant patient (90 mins old )

FAMOUS DEATHS

623 – William Camden, English historian: Brittania/
Annales, dies at 72

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

2005 – K . R. Narayanan , President of India ( b. 1921)

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