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Importance of 09th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 09th April special in the world history.

2001
Death of Jimmu, first Emperor of Japan.
Japan
1999
Death of Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, President of Niger, assassinated
Niger
1969
The British-built supersonic aircraft Concorde made its first test flight, from Bristol to Fairford, Gloucestershire. (France tested theirs in March 1969)
Great Britain
1959
Death of Frank Lloyd Wright, Americas most famous architect
United States
1959
NASA announced that it had selected its first astronauts the Mercury 7
United States
1937
The Kamikaze, the first Japanese made plane to fly to Europe, landed at Croydon Airport
Japan
1908
Birth of Victor Vasarely, Hungarian-born French artist who specialised in geometric abstract art.
France
1898
Birth of Paul Robeson, American singer.
United States
1860
Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville of Paris made the first known recording of the human voice, a lady singing Au Clair de la Lune.
France
1821
Birth of Charles Baudelaire, French poet.
France
1807
John Opie died 1807 (born 1761). Sought after as a portraitist, though he saw himself primarily as a history painter.
Great Britain
1806
Birth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer whose bridges and tunnels are still in use today.
Great Britain
1740
Death of Charles Drew, executed near Bury St Edmunds for the murder of his father.
Great Britain
1731
The Spanish coast guard ship San Antonio stopped and boarded the British brig, Rebecca. The Spanish officer cut off the ear of Robert Jenkins, the Rebecca's Captain. 8 years later this incident erupted into The War of Jenkins Ear.
Great Britain
1682
The mouth of ther Mississippi was discovered by Robert Cavelier de La Salle.
France
1511
St John's College Cambridge founded.
Great Britain
1413
Henry V crowned King of England.
Great Britain
1024
Death of Pope Benedict VIII
Italy
0715
Death of Pope Constantine.
Syrian Arab Republic
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