Historical Events for 9th July 2018

1846 – The territory of the District of Columbia south of the Potomac River (39 mi² or about 100 km²) is returned to Virginia through an Act of Congress
1864 – Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, confederate forces led by Lieutenant General Jubal Early
1908 – CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms
1943 – 5th day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Verchopenje
1955 – The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London on the need to avoid nuclear war
1965 – John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
1976 – England all out for 71 v WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
1982 – Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace and enters the Queen’s bedroom in Buckingham Palace, London
1996 – All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
1997 – Baseball’s triple A American Association (formed in 1902) votes to disband

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