THIS DAY IN HISTORY 09/04


This Day in History 09/04

APRIL 9TH

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1952 – Popular uprising in Bolivia

1952 – Hugo Ballivian’s government is overthrown by the Bolivian National Revolution, starting a period of agrarian reform, universal suffrage and the nationalisation of tin mines

1963 – Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen

1967 – The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) makes its maiden flight.

1968 – German DR adopts constitution

1968 – Martin Luther King Jr, buried in Atlanta

1999 – Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, President of Niger, is assassinated.

2002 – Funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at Westminster Abbey UK. More than a million people line the streets

2013 – The French Senate approves a bill for same-sex marriage

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1990 – Kristen Stewart, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Bella Swan-The Twilight Saga)

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1626 – Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65

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1999 – Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, Niger politician and general (b. 1949

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