Today in History, English
Today in History, English

127771November 9Event1520 – More than 50 people are sentenced and executed in the Stockholm Bloodbath
127772November 9Event1620 – Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
127773November 9Event1688 – Glorious Revolution: William of Orange captures Exeter.
127774November 9Event1697 – Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
127775November 9Event1720 – The synagogue of Judah HeHasid is burned down by Arab creditors, leading to the expulsion of the Ashkenazim from Jerusalem.
127776November 9Event1729 – Spain, France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Seville.
127777November 9Event1764 – Mary Campbell, a captive of the Lenape during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded by Colonel Henry Bouquet.
127778November 9Event1780 – American Revolutionary War: In the Battle of Fishdam Ford a force of British and Loyalist troops fail in a surprise attack against the South Carolina Patriot militia under Brigadier General Thomas Sumter.
127779November 9Event1791 – Foundation of the Dublin Society of United Irishmen.
127780November 9Event1793 – William Carey reaches the Hooghly River.
127781November 9Event1799 – Napoleon Bonaparte leads the Coup of 18 Brumaire ending the Directory government, and becoming one of its three Consuls (Consulate Government).
127782November 9Event1822 – The Action of 9 November 1822 between USS Alligator and a squadron of pirate schooners off the coast of Cuba.
127783November 9Event1848 – Robert Blum, a German revolutionary, is executed in Vienna.
127784November 9Event1851 – Kentucky marshals abduct abolitionist minister Calvin Fairbank from Jeffersonville, Indiana, and take him to Kentucky to stand trial for helping a slave escape.
127785November 9Event1857 – The Atlantic is founded in Boston, Massachusetts.
127786November 9Event1861 – The first documented football match in Canada is played at University College, Toronto.
127787November 9Event1862 – American Civil War: Union General Ambrose Burnside assumes command of the Army of the Potomac, after George B. McClellan is removed.
127788November 9Event1867 – Tokugawa shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the Meiji Restoration.
127789November 9Event1872 – The Great Boston Fire of 1872.
127790November 9Event1880 – A large earthquake strikes Zagreb and causes many casualties. One of them is the Zagreb Cathedral.
127791November 9Event1883 – The Royal Winnipeg Rifles of the Canadian Armed Forces (known then as the "90th Winnipeg Battalion of Rifles") is founded.
127792November 9Event1887 – The United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
127793November 9Event1888 – Mary Jane Kelly is murdered in London, widely believed to be the fifth and final victim of the notorious unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper.
127794November 9Event1906 – Theodore Roosevelt is the first sitting President of the United States to make an official trip outside the country. He did so to inspect progress on the Panama Canal.
127795November 9Event1907 – The Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
127796November 9Event1913 – The Great Lakes Storm of 1913, the most destructive natural disaster ever to hit the lakes, destroys 19 ships and kills more than 250 people.
127797November 9Event1914 – SMS Emden is sunk by HMAS Sydney in the Battle of Cocos.
127798November 9Event1917 – Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.
127799November 9Event1918 – Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicates after the German Revolution, and Germany is proclaimed a Republic.
127800November 9Event1921 – The Italian National Fascist Party comes into existence.

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