Historical Events For November 9

1494 Family de’ Medici become rulers of Florence
1620 Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
1854 Franz Liszt’s “Fest-Long,” premieres
1858 1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra
1861 The first documented football match in Canada is played at University College, University of Toronto.
1877 American Chemical Society chartered in N.Y
1921 Albert Einstein is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work with the photoelectric effect.
1924 Miriam (Ma) Ferguson becomes 1st Elected Woman Governor (of Texas)
1939 “Ninotchka,” with Greta Garbo premieres
1944 Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize
1949 Costa Rica adopts Constitution
1967 First issue of Rolling Stone Magazine is published.
1990 Mary Robinson is elected Ireland’s first female President and the first from the Labour Party.

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