Historical Events for 9th August 2019

1329 – Quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop
1726 – Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover
1864 – Battle of Ft Morgan Alabama
1925 – Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out
1944 – US 79th/90th division enter Le Mans
1963 – Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres
1990 – Russian spacecraft Soyuz TM-10 launches
1999 – Charles Kennedy wins the race to succeed Paddy Ashdown as the leader of the Liberal Democrats, UK
2002 – SF Giants outfielder Barry Bonds hits his 600th career home run
2013 – 8 people are killed and 24 are injured after gunmen open fire on a Sunni mosque in Quetta, Pakistan

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