THIS DAY IN HISTORY 09/03


This day in #history 09/03
MARCH 9TH

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1497 – Nicolaus Copernicus’ 1st recorded astronomical observation

1500 – Pedro Cabral departs with 13 ships to India

1522 – -16] Marten Luther preaches his Invocavit

1893 – Congo cannibals killed 1000s of Arabs

908 – Inter Milan is founded

1918 – Russian Bolshevik Party becomes the Communist Party

1953 – Josef Stalin buried in Moscow

1962 – Egyptian Pres Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1987 – Bow Wow, American rapper and actor

1454 – Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America)

1564 – David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discoved variable star)

1934 – Yuri Gagarin, Russia, cosmonaut, 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1)

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1997 – Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7) at 66

1997 – The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper shot dead at 24

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