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Importance of 09th March in History

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1989
Death of Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer
United States
1983
Death of Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist and Nobel Prize winner .
Sweden
1959
The Barbie doll was launched at the International Toy Fair, New York
United States
1934
Birth of Yuri Gagarin, Soviet cosmonaut, the first man in space
Russian Federation
1918
Death of Frank Wedekind, German playwright whose best known play was Frühlings Erwachen (Spring Awakening) and whose satirical work resulted in imprisonment on one occasion.
Germany
1908
Inter Milan Football Club was founded .
Italy
1847
Death of Mary Anning, possibly the greatest fossil hunter ever known, and the inspiration for the tongue twister 'she sells sea shells on the sea shore'.
Great Britain
1796
Napoléon Bonaparte married Joséphine de Beauharnais.
France
1763
Birth of William Cobbett, journalist and author of Rural Rides.
Great Britain
1758
Birth of Franz Joseph Gall, German neuroscientist who studied the function of different regions of the brain.
Germany
1709
Death of Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, British diplomat. He built Montagu House in Bloomsbury, London, which became the British Museum from 1759 to 1842. The present museum stands on the same site
Great Britain
1566
Murder of David Riccio (or Rizzio) in Holyrood House
Great Britain
1500
The fleet commanded by Pedro Alvares Cabral sailed from Lisbon on journey that led to the discovery of Brazil and it eventually becoming a Portuguese colony.
Portugal
-141
Liu Che (Emperor Wu of Han) assumes the throne as the seventh emperor of the Han Dynasty in China.
China
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