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Importance of 09th May in History

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

1998
Death of Alice Faye, American actress .
United States
1993
Death of Freya Stark, British travel writer .
Great Britain
1988
The new Australian Parliament House in Canberra was opened by the Queen.
Australia
1988
Syria threatened to send troops into southern Beirut to halt the fighting in the slums.
Syrian Arab Republic
1978
The body of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro was found in a car in the centre of Rome, following his abduction on 16th March.
Italy
1949
Death of Louis II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco. (Succeeded by Prince Rainier III)
Monaco
1945
Channel Islands liberated
Great Britain
1927
Canberra becomes Federal Capital of Australia (Government moved in on this date; construction had begun in 1913)
Australia
1860
Birth of Sir James Barrie, author of Peter Pan
Great Britain
1671
Thomas Blood caught stealing the Crown Jewels
Great Britain
1645
Battle of Auldearn
1386
England and Portugal sign the Treaty of Windsor
1092
Lincoln Cathedral consecrated
Great Britain
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