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- 10/08/18--12:25: _ΤΟ ΚΙΤΡΙΝΟ ΒΟΥΤΥΡΟ ...
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- 10/08/18--12:46: _Article 0
- 10/08/18--20:50: _9 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/08/18--20:55: _Article 20
- 10/08/18--20:57: _Article 19
- 10/08/18--21:00: _Article 18
- 10/08/18--21:04: _Article 17
- 10/08/18--21:29: _EVENTS OF THIS DAY ...
- 10/08/18--21:31: _THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/08/18--21:39: _ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-9 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
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- 10/09/18--00:25: _Article 10
- 10/09/18--06:24: _Article 9
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- 10/08/18--12:46: Article 0
- 10/08/18--20:50: 9 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
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- 10/08/18--21:29: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 9/10
- 768 – Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned kings of the Franks.
- 1238 – James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia.
- 1264 – The Kingdom of Castile conquers the city of Jerez, which had been under Muslim occupation since 711.
- 1410 – The first known mention of the Prague astronomical clock.
- 1446 – The hangul alphabet is published in Korea.
- 1514 – Marriage of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor.
- 1582 – Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
- 1594 – The army of the Portuguese Empire is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.
- 1604 – Supernova 1604, the most recent supernova to be observed in the Milky Way.
- 1635 – Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony after religious and policy disagreements.
- 1701 – The Collegiate School of Connecticut (later renamed Yale University) is chartered in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
- 1708 – Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya.
- 1740 – Dutch colonists and others begin massacring Chinese in Batavia, eventually killing 10,000 and leading to war.
- 1760 – Seven Years' War: Russian forces occupy Berlin.
- 1790 – A severe earthquake in northern Algeria causes severe damage and a tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea and kills three thousand.
- 1799 – HMS Lutine sinks with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth £1,200,000.
- 1804 – Hobart, capital of Tasmania, is founded.
- 1806 – Prussia begins the War of the Fourth Coalition against France.
- 1812 – War of 1812: In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces capture two British ships: HMS Detroit and HMS Caledonia.
- 1820 – Guayaquil declares independence from Spain.
- 1824 – Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica.
- 1825 – Restauration arrives in New York Harbor from Norway, the first organized immigration from Norway to the United States.
- 1831 – Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first head of state of independent Greece is assassinated.
- 1834 – Opening of the Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway on the island of Ireland.
- 1847 – Slavery is abolished in Saint Barthélemy and all remaining slaves are freed.
- 1854 – Crimean War: The siege of Sebastopol begins.
- 1861 – American Civil War:Union troops repel a Confederate attempt to capture Fort Pickens.
- 1864 – American Civil War: Union cavalrymen defeat Confederate forces at Toms Brook, Virginia.
- 1873 – A meeting at the U.S. Naval Academy establishes the U.S. Naval Institute.
- 1874 – General Postal Union is created as a result of the Treaty of Bern.
- 1900 – The Cook Islands become a territory of the United Kingdom.
- 1907 – Las Cruces, New Mexico is incorporated.
- 1911 – An accidental bomb explosion in Hankou, Wuhan, China leads to the ultimate fall of the Qing Empire
- 1913 – The steamship SS Volturno catches fire in the mid-Atlantic.
- 1914 – World War I: Siege of Antwerp: Antwerp, Belgium falls to German troops.
- 1918 – The Finnish Parliament offers to Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse the throne of a short-lived Kingdom of Finland.
- 1919 – Black Sox Scandal: The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series.
- 1934 – Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France.
- 1936 – Boulder Dam (later Hoover Dam) begins to generate electricity and transmit it to Los Angeles.
- 1940 – World War II: Battle of Britain: During a night-time air raid by the Luftwaffe, St. Paul's Cathedral is hit by a bomb.
- 1941 – A coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.
- 1942 – Statute of Westminster 1931 formalises Australian autonomy.
- 1942 – On Guadalcanal, US Marines withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of a Japanese regiment.
- 1950 – Goyang Geumjeong Cave massacre started.
- 1962 – Uganda becomes an independent Commonwealth realm.
- 1963 – In northeast Italy, over 2,000 people are killed when a large landslide behind the Vajont Dam causes a giant wave of water to overtop it.
- 1966 – Vietnam War: Binh Tai Massacre
- 1967 – A day after being captured, Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
- 1969 – In Chicago, the United States National Guard is called in for crowd control as demonstrations continue in connection with the trial of the "Chicago Eight" that began on September 24.
- 1970 – The Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia.
- 1980 – Pope John Paul II shakes hands with the Dalai Lama during a private audience in Vatican City.
- 1981 – Abolition of capital punishment in France.
- 1983 – Rangoon bombing: Attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during an official visit to Rangoon, Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four cabinet ministers, and injures 17 others. Four Burmese officials also die in the blast.
- 1986 – The original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical The Phantom of the Opera, which became the second longest running musical in London, opened at Her Majesty's Theatre.
- 1995 – An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.
- 2003 – Mission: Space opens to the public in the Epcot park at Walt Disney World. The opening ceremony included several astronauts from all eras of space exploration.
- 2006 – North Korea conducts its first nuclear test.
- 2009 – First lunar impact of the Centaur and LCROSS spacecrafts as part of NASA's Lunar Precursor Robotic Program.
- 2012 – Members of the Pakistani Taliban make a failed attempt to assassinate an outspoken schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai.
- 1201 – Robert de Sorbon, French minister and theologian, founded the Collège de Sorbonne (d. 1274)
- 1221 – Salimbene di Adam, Italian historian and scholar (d. 1290)
- 1261 – Denis of Portugal (d. 1325)
- 1328 – Peter I of Cyprus (d. 1369)
- 1581 – Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, French mathematician, poet, and scholar (d. 1638)
- 1586 – Leopold V, Archduke of Austria (d. 1632)
- 1593 – Nicolaes Tulp, Dutch anatomist and politician (d. 1674)
- 1609 – Thomas Weston, 4th Earl of Portland, English noble (d. 1688)
- 1623 – Ferdinand Verbiest, Flemish Jesuit missionary in China (d. 1688)
- 1704 – Johann Andreas Segner, German mathematician, physicist, and physician (d. 1777)
- 1757 – Charles X of France (d. 1836)
- 1796 – Joseph Bonomi the Younger, British Egyptologist and sculptor (d. 1878)
- 1835 – Camille Saint-Saëns, French composer and conductor (d. 1921)
- 1837 – Francis Wayland Parker, American theorist and academic (d. 1902)
- 1840 – Simeon Solomon, English painter (d. 1905)
- 1845 – Carl Gustav Thulin, Swedish shipowner (d. 1918)
- 1850 – Hermann von Ihering, German-Brazilian zoologist (d. 1930)
- 1852 – Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1919)
- 1858 – Mihajlo Pupin, Serbian-American physicist and chemist (d. 1935)
- 1859 – Alfred Dreyfus, French colonel (d. 1935)
- 1863 – Edward Bok, Dutch-American journalist and author (d. 1930)
- 1864 – Reginald Dyer, British brigadier general (d. 1927)
- 1871 – Georges Gauthier, Canadian archbishop (d. 1940)
- 1873 – Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist and educator (d. 1944)
- 1873 – Karl Schwarzschild, German physicist and astronomer (d. 1916)
- 1873 – Charles Rudolph Walgreen, American pharmacist and businessman, founded Walgreens (d. 1939)
- 1874 – Nicholas Roerich, Russian archaeologist and painter (d. 1947)
- 1877 – Gopabandhu Das, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (d. 1928)
- 1879 – Max von Laue, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
- 1880 – Charlie Faust, American baseball player (d. 1915)
- 1883 – Maria Filotti, Greek-Romanian actress (d. 1956)
- 1886 – Rube Marquard, American baseball player and manager (d. 1980)
- 1888 – Nikolai Bukharin, Russian journalist and politician (d. 1938)
- 1888 – Irving Cummings, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1959)
- 1890 – Aimee Semple McPherson, Canadian-American evangelist, founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (d. 1944)
- 1892 – Ivo Andrić, Yugoslav novelist, poet, and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)
- 1893 – Mário de Andrade, Brazilian author, poet, and photographer (d. 1945)
- 1897 – M. Bhaktavatsalam, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th Chief Minister of Madras State (d. 1987)
- 1898 – Tawfiq al-Hakim, Egyptian author and playwright (d. 1987)
- 1898 – Joe Sewell, American baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame (d. 1990)
- 1899 – Bruce Catton, American historian and author (d. 1978)
- 1900 – Joseph Friedman, American inventor, invented the bendy straw (d. 1982)
- 1900 – Alastair Sim, Scottish-English actor and academic (d. 1976)
- 1900 – Joseph Zubin, Lithuanian-American psychologist and academic (d. 1990)
- 1901 – Alice Lee Jemison, Seneca political activist and journalist (d. 1964)
- 1902 – Freddie Young, English cinematographer (d. 1998)
- 1903 – Walter O'Malley, American lawyer and businessman (d. 1979)
- 1906 – J. R. Eyerman, American photographer and journalist (d. 1985)
- 1906 – Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet and politician, 1st President of Senegal (d. 2001)
- 1907 – Quintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, English academic and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 2001)
- 1907 – Jacques Tati, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1982)
- 1907 – Horst Wessel, German SA officer (d. 1930)
- 1908 – Harry Hooton, Australian poet and critic (d. 1961)
- 1908 – Werner von Haeften, German lieutenant (d. 1944)
- 1908 – Lee Wiley, American singer (d. 1975)
- 1909 – Donald Coggan, English archbishop (d. 2000)
- 1911 – Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (d. 2006)
- 1914 – Edward Andrews, American actor (d. 1985)
- 1915 – Clifford M. Hardin, American academic and politician, 17th United States Secretary of Agriculture (d. 2010)
- 1915 – Belva Plain, American author (d. 2010)
- 1918 – E. Howard Hunt, American CIA officer and author (d. 2007)
- 1918 – Charles Read, Australian air marshal (d. 2014)
- 1918 – Bebo Valdés, Cuban-Swedish pianist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2013)
- 1920 – Jens Bjørneboe, Norwegian author and educator (d. 1976)
- 1920 – Yusef Lateef, American saxophonist, composer, and educator (d. 2013)
- 1920 – Jason Wingreen, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2015)
- 1921 – Michel Boisrond, French director and screenwriter (d. 2002)
- 1921 – Tadeusz Różewicz, Polish poet and playwright (d. 2014)
- 1922 – Léon Dion, Canadian political scientist and academic (d. 1997)
- 1922 – Philip "Fyvush" Finkel, American actor (d. 2016)
- 1922 – Olga Guillot, Cuban-American singer (d. 2010)
- 1923 – Donald Sinden, English actor (d. 2014)
- 1924 – Immanuvel Devendrar, Indian soldier (d. 1957)
- 1926 – Danièle Delorme, French actress and producer (d. 2015)
- 1927 – John Margetson, English scholar and diplomat, British Ambassador to the Netherlands
- 1928 – Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer and educator (d. 2016)
- 1930 – Hank Lauricella, American football player, lieutenant, and politician (d. 2014)
- 1931 – Tony Booth, English actor (d. 2017)
- 1931 – Homer Smith, American football player and coach (d. 2011)
- 1932 – Robert McBain, English actor and photographer (d. 2004)
- 1933 – Peter Mansfield, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2017)
- 1933 – Bill Tidy, English soldier and cartoonist
- 1934 – Jill Ker Conway, Australian historian and author (d. 2018)
- 1934 – Abdullah Ibrahim, South African pianist and composer
- 1935 – Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
- 1935 – Don McCullin, English photographer and journalist
- 1936 – Brian Blessed, English actor
- 1936 – Mick Young, Australian politician (d. 1996)
- 1938 – Heinz Fischer, Austrian academic and politician, 11th President of Austria
- 1938 – John Sutherland, English journalist, author, and academic
- 1939 – Nicholas Grimshaw, English architect and academic
- 1939 – John Pilger, Australian-English journalist, director, and producer
- 1939 – Stephen Sedley, English lawyer and judge
- 1939 – O. V. Wright, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1980)
- 1940 – Gordon J. Humphrey, American soldier, pilot, and politician
- 1940 – John Lennon, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Beatles, The Quarrymen, Plastic Ono Band, and The Dirty Mac) (d. 1980)
- 1940 – Joe Pepitone, American baseball player and coach
- 1941 – Brian Lamb, American broadcaster, founded C-SPAN
- 1941 – Trent Lott, American lawyer and politician
- 1941 – Omali Yeshitela, political activist and founder of the Uhuru Movement
- 1942 – Michael Palmer, American physician and author (d. 2013)
- 1943 – Douglas Kirby, American psychologist and author (d. 2012)
- 1943 – Jimmy Montgomery, English footballer and coach
- 1943 – Mike Peters, American cartoonist
- 1944 – Rita Donaghy, Baroness Donaghy, English academic and politician
- 1944 – John Entwistle, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (d. 2002)
- 1944 – Nona Hendryx, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
- 1945 – Taiguara, Uruguayan-Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 1996)
- 1945 – Amjad Ali Khan, Indian classical Sarod player
- 1947 – John Doubleday, English sculptor and painter
- 1947 – France Gall, French singer (d. 2018)
- 1947 – William E. McAnulty Jr., American lawyer and judge (d. 2007)
- 1947 – Tony Zappone, American photographer and journalist
- 1948 – Jackson Browne, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1948 – John Gray, English cricketer and rugby player
- 1949 – Rod Temperton, English keyboard player, songwriter, and producer (d. 2016)
- 1950 – Brian Downing, American baseball player
- 1950 – Yoshiyuki Konishi, Japanese fashion designer
- 1950 – Reichi Nakaido, Japanese singer and guitarist
- 1950 – Jody Williams, American academic and activist, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1952 – Simon Drew, English illustrator
- 1952 – Sharon Osbourne, English television host and manager
- 1952 – John Rose, English businessman
- 1952 – Dennis Stratton, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1953 – Sally Burgess, South African-English soprano and educator
- 1953 – Hank Pfister, American tennis player
- 1953 – Tony Shalhoub, American actor and producer
- 1954 – Scott Bakula, American actor
- 1954 – James Fearnley, English musician (The Pogues)
- 1954 – John O'Hurley, American actor and game show host
- 1954 – Rubén Magnano, Argentine-Italian professional basketball coach
- 1955 – Linwood Boomer, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
- 1955 – Steve Ovett, English runner and sportscaster
- 1955 – Peter Saville, English graphic designer and art director
- 1957 – Don Garber, American businessman
- 1957 – Ini Kamoze, Jamaican singer-songwriter
- 1958 – Al Jourgensen, Cuban-American singer-songwriter and producer
- 1958 – Alan Nunnelee, American lawyer and politician (d. 2015)
- 1958 – Mike Singletary, American football player and coach
- 1959 – Boris Nemtsov, Russian academic and politician, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2015)
- 1960 – Kenny Garrett, American saxophonist and composer
- 1961 – Julian Bailey, English race car driver and sportscaster
- 1961 – Kurt Neumann, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1961 – Ellen Wheeler, American actress, director, and producer
- 1962 – Jorge Burruchaga, Argentinian footballer and manager
- 1962 – Paul Radisich, New Zealand race car driver
- 1962 – Hugh Robertson, English soldier and politician, Minister for Sport and the Olympics
- 1962 – Ōnokuni Yasushi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 62nd Yokozuna
- 1963 – Andy Platt, English rugby league player
- 1964 – Guillermo del Toro, Mexican-American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1965 – Jimbo Fisher, American football player and coach
- 1966 – David Cameron, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- 1966 – Christopher Östlund, Swedish publisher, founded Plaza Magazine
- 1967 – Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canadian tennis player
- 1967 – Eddie Guerrero, American wrestler (d. 2005)
- 1967 – Gheorghe Popescu, Romanian footballer
- 1969 – Guto Bebb, Welsh businessman and politician
- 1969 – Darren Britt, Australian rugby league player
- 1969 – Simon Fairweather, Australian archer
- 1969 – PJ Harvey, English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer
- 1969 – Christine Hough, Canadian figure skater and coach
- 1969 – Giles Martin, English songwriter and producer
- 1969 – Steve McQueen, English director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1970 – Kenny Anderson, American basketball player and coach
- 1970 – Steve Jablonsky, American composer
- 1970 – Annika Sörenstam, Swedish golfer and architect
- 1971 – Wayne Bartrim, Australian rugby league player and coach
- 1973 – Fabio Lione, Italian singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- 1974 – Shmuel Herzfeld, American Rabbi
- 1975 – Haylie Ecker, Australian violinist
- 1975 – Sean Lennon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
- 1975 – Mark Viduka, Australian footballer
- 1976 – William Alexander, American author and educator
- 1976 – Lee Peacock, Scottish footballer and coach
- 1976 – Özlem Türköne, Turkish journalist and politician
- 1976 – Nick Swardson, American actor and comedian
- 1977 – Emanuele Belardi, Italian footballer
- 1977 – Brian Roberts, American baseball player
- 1978 – Nicky Byrne, Irish singer-songwriter
- 1978 – Juan Dixon, American basketball player and coach
- 1979 – Vernon Fox, American football player and coach
- 1979 – Alex Greenwald, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
- 1979 – Todd Kelly, Australian race car driver
- 1979 – Chris O'Dowd, Irish actor, producer, and screenwriter
- 1979 – Brandon Routh, American model and actor
- 1979 – Gonzalo Sorondo, Uruguayan footballer
- 1980 – Henrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player
- 1981 – Zachery Ty Bryan, American actor
- 1981 – Darius Miles, American basketball player
- 1983 – Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player
- 1983 – Farhaan Behardien, South African cricketer
- 1983 – Jang Mi-ran, South Korean weightlifter
- 1983 – Andreas Zuber, Austrian race car driver
- 1983 – Gethin Anthony, American actor
- 1985 – Chris Jones, Welsh footballer
- 1985 – David Plummer, American swimmer
- 1986 – Derek Holland, American baseball player
- 1986 – Laure Manaudou, French swimmer
- 1986 – Stephane Zubar, French footballer
- 1987 – Samantha Murray, English tennis player
- 1987 – Bill Walker, American basketball player
- 1988 – David Tyrrell, Australian rugby league player
- 1989 – Russell Packer, New Zealand rugby league player
- 1990 – Kevin Kampl, German-Slovene footballer
- 1991 – Tyson Frizell, Australian-Welsh rugby league player
- 1993 – Ani Amiraghyan, Armenian tennis player
- 1993 – Lauren Davis, American tennis player
- 1993 – Jayden Hodges, Australian rugby league player
- 1993 – Scotty McCreery, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1993 – Wesley So, Filipino-American chess grandmaster
- 1996 – Bella Hadid, American model
- 680 – Ghislain, Frankish anchorite and saint
- 892 – Al-Tirmidhi, Persian scholar and hadith compiler (b. 824)
- 1047 – Pope Clement II
- 1212 – Philip I of Namur, Marquis of Namur (b. 1175)
- 1253 – Robert Grosseteste, English bishop and philosopher (b. 1175)
- 1273 – Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany (b. 1227)
- 1296 – Louis III, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1269)
- 1390 – John I of Castile (b. 1358)
- 1555 – Justus Jonas, German academic and reformer (b. 1493)
- 1562 – Gabriele Falloppio, Italian anatomist and physician (b. 1523)
- 1569 – Vladimir of Staritsa (b. 1533)
- 1581 – Louis Bertrand, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1526)
- 1613 – Henry Constable, English poet (b. 1562)
- 1619 – Joseph Pardo, Italian rabbi and merchant (b. 1561)
- 1691 – William Sacheverell, English politician (b. 1638)
- 1729 – Richard Blackmore, English physician and poet (b. 1654)
- 1793 – Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, French missionary and linguist (b. 1718)
- 1797 – Vilna Gaon, Lithuanian rabbi and scholar (b. 1720)
- 1806 – Benjamin Banneker, American astronomer and surveyor (b. 1731)
- 1808 – John Claiborne, American lawyer and politician (b. 1777)
- 1831 – Ioannis Kapodistrias, Russian-Greek lawyer and politician, Governor of Greece (b. 1776)
- 1873 – George Ormerod, English historian and author (b. 1785)
- 1897 – Jan Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1818)
- 1900 – Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Austrian composer and conductor (b. 1843)
- 1924 – Valery Bryusov, Russian author, poet, and critic (b. 1873)
- 1934 – Alexander I of Yugoslavia, King of Yugoslavia also known as Alexander the Unifier (b. 1888)
- 1934 – Louis Barthou, French union leader and politician, 78th Prime Minister of France (b. 1862)
- 1937 – Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (b. 1868)
- 1940 – Wilfred Grenfell, English-American physician and missionary (b. 1865)
- 1941 – Helen Morgan, American singer and actress (b. 1900)
- 1943 – Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1865)
- 1945 – Gottlieb Hering, German captain (b. 1887)
- 1946 – Frank Castleman, American football player, baseball player, and coach (b. 1877)
- 1947 – Yukio Sakurauchi, Japanese businessman and politician, 27th Japanese Minister of Finance (b. 1888)
- 1950 – George Hainsworth, Canadian ice hockey player and politician (b. 1895)
- 1953 – James Finlayson, Scottish-American actor (b. 1887)
- 1955 – Theodor Innitzer, Austrian cardinal (b. 1875)
- 1956 – Marie Doro, American actress (b. 1882)
- 1958 – Pope Pius XII (b. 1876)
- 1959 – Shirō Ishii, Japanese general and biologist (b. 1892)
- 1962 – Milan Vidmar, Slovenian chess player and engineer (b. 1885)
- 1967 – Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, politician and guerrilla leader (b. 1928)
- 1967 – Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
- 1967 – André Maurois, French soldier and author (b. 1885)
- 1967 – Joseph Pilates, German-American fitness trainer, developed Pilates (b. 1883)
- 1969 – Don Hoak, American baseball player (b. 1928)
- 1972 – Miriam Hopkins, American actress (b. 1902)
- 1974 – Oskar Schindler, Czech-German businessman (b. 1908)
- 1975 – Noon Meem Rashid, Pakistani poet (b. 1910)
- 1976 – Walter Warlimont, German general (b. 1894)
- 1978 – Jacques Brel, Belgian singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1929)
- 1982 – Herbert Meinhard Mühlpfordt, German historian and physician (b. 1893)
- 1985 – Emílio Garrastazu Médici, Brazilian general and politician, 28th President of Brazil (b. 1905)
- 1987 – Clare Boothe Luce, American author, playwright, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Italy (b. 1903)
- 1987 – William P. Murphy, American physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
- 1988 – Felix Wankel, German engineer, invented the Wankel engine (b. 1902)
- 1989 – Yusuf Atılgan, Turkish author and playwright (b. 1921)
- 1989 – Penny Lernoux, American journalist and author (b. 1940)
- 1995 – Alec Douglas-Home, British cricketer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1903)
- 1996 – Walter Kerr, American author, composer, and critic (b. 1913)
- 1999 – Milt Jackson, American vibraphone player and composer (b. 1923)
- 1999 – Akhtar Hameed Khan, Pakistani economist and scholar (b. 1914)
- 2000 – David Dukes, American actor (b. 1945)
- 2000 – Patrick Anthony Porteous, Indian-Scottish colonel, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1918)
- 2001 – Herbert Ross, American director, producer, and choreographer (b. 1927)
- 2002 – Sopubek Begaliev, Kyrgyzstani economist and politician (b. 1931)
- 2002 – Charles Guggenheim, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)
- 2003 – Carolyn Gold Heilbrun, American author and academic (b. 1926)
- 2003 – Carl Fontana, American jazz trombonist (b. 1928)
- 2004 – Jacques Derrida, Algerian-French philosopher and academic (b. 1930)
- 2005 – Louis Nye, American actor (b. 1913)
- 2006 – Danièle Huillet, French filmmaker (b. 1933)
- 2006 – Paul Hunter, English snooker player (b. 1978)
- 2006 – Kanshi Ram, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1934)
- 2007 – Enrico Banducci, American businessman, founded hungry i (b. 1922)
- 2007 – Carol Bruce, American actress and singer (b. 1919)
- 2009 – Stuart M. Kaminsky, American author and educator (b. 1934)
- 2009 – John Daido Loori, American Zen Buddhist monastic and teacher (b. 1931)
- 2009 – Horst Szymaniak, German footballer (b. 1934)
- 2010 – Maurice Allais, French economist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
- 2011 – Pavel Karelin, Russian ski jumper (b. 1989)
- 2012 – Sammi Kane Kraft, American actress (b. 1992)
- 2012 – Kenny Rollins, American basketball player (b. 1923)
- 2012 – Harris Savides, American cinematographer (b. 1957)
- 2013 – Solomon Lar, Nigerian educator and politician, 4th Governor of Plateau State (b. 1933)
- 2013 – Srihari, Indian Actor
- 2013 – Wilfried Martens, Belgian lawyer and politician, 60th Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1936)
- 2013 – Edmund Niziurski, Polish sociologist, lawyer, and author (b. 1925)
- 2014 – Boris Buzančić, Croatian actor and politician, 47th Mayor of Zagreb (b. 1929)
- 2014 – Jan Hooks, American actress and comedian (b. 1957)
- 2014 – Carolyn Kizer, American poet and academic (b. 1925)
- 2014 – Peter A. Peyser, American soldier and politician (b. 1921)
- 2014 – Rita Shane, American soprano and educator (b. 1936)
- 2015 – Ray Duncan, American businessman (b. 1930)
- 2015 – Geoffrey Howe, Welsh lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1926)
- 2015 – Ravindra Jain, Indian composer and director (b. 1944)
- 2016 – Andrzej Wajda, Polish film and theatre director (b. 1926)
- 2017 – Jean Rochefort, French actor (b. 1930)
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- 10/08/18--21:39: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-9 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/08/18--21:50: Article 13
- 10/08/18--21:52: Article 12
- 10/09/18--00:20: Article 11
- 10/09/18--00:25: Article 10
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γεωγραφική θέση της Θεσσαλονίκης, στην πολυπολιτισμική της ταυτότητα, την μακρόχρονη ιστορία της και στουςιδιαίτερους δεσμούς της με τις χώρες των Βαλκανίων, τις ΗΠΑ, τηΡωσία, το Ισραήλ και την Τουρκία.
|October 9th: On this Day|
|1958, Eddie Cochran recorded the classic song, 'C'mon Everybody', which became a 1959 UK No.6 single for Cochran and a 1979 hit for the Sex Pistols.|
|1961, Ray Charles started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Hit The Road Jack', it reached No.6 on the UK chart.|
|1964, The Beach Boys recorded ‘Dance Dance Dance’, with Glen Campbell playing the lead guitar intro. It would go on to become their twelfth US Top 40 hit.|
|1965, The Beatles started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Paul McCartney ballad 'Yesterday' giving the group their tenth US No.1. The track was not released as a single in the UK until 1976.|
|1969, For the first time in the history of the show, the BBC’s Top Of The Popsproducers refused to air the No. 1 song, ‘Je T’aime... Moi Non Plus’, the erotic French language love song by Serge Gainsbourg and actress Jane Birkin. The song, an instrumental with the voices of Gainsbourg and Birkin apparently recorded in the act of love and superimposed over the top, caused such a stir in Britain that the original label, Fontana, dropped the record despite it being No. 2 on the charts. A small record company, Major Minor, bought the rights and saw the song climb to the top of the charts, the first French language song to ever do so.|
|1971, Rod Stewart was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Maggie May', (first released as a B side to 'Reason To Believe'). The first of six UK No.1's for Stewart, spent five weeks at the top of the chart.|
|1971, The Who played a small, low-key show at the University of Surrey, Guildford, with guest John Sebastian joining in on harmonica on ‘Magic Bus’ ‘ the only outside musician ever to jam with The Who on stage. Backstage, the group celebrated John Entwistle’s 27th birthday.|
|1973, Elvis Presley and Priscilla divorced after six years of marriage. Priscilla was awarded property, $725,000 cash and $4,200 a month support.|
|1976, The Sex Pistols signed to EMI records for £40,000 ($68,000). The contract was terminated three months later with the label stopping production of the 'Anarchy In The UK' single and deleting it from its catalogue. EMI later issued a statement saying it felt unable to promote The Sex Pistols records in view of the adverse publicity generated over the last few months.|
|1976, Dr Feelgood scored their only No.1 UK album when 'Stupidity' went to the top of the charts. It was the first ever live album to go to No.1 in the UK chart in its first week of release. Some of the album was recorded at The Kursaal in Southend-on-Sea.|
|1976, One hit wonders Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'A Fifth Of Beethoven', it made No.28 in the UK.|
|1978, Belgian singer songwriter Jacques Brel died of cancer aged 49. Artists who recorded his songs include, Ray Charles, Scott Walker, Alex Harvey, Frank Sinatra,Dusty Springfield, David Bowie, Nina Simone and Terry Jacks.|
|1981, During a North American tour The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Support act was Prince, who dressed in his controversial bikini briefs and trench coat ran off stage after 15 minutes due to the crowd booing and throwing beer cans at him.|
|1985, Marking what would have been John Lennon's 45th birthday, Yoko Ono formally opened the three and a half acre garden at the Strawberry Fields site in New York's Central Park. The area was planted with trees, shrubs and flowers gathered from across the world and with a $1m donation from Yoko.|
|1988, Cliff Gallup guitarist with Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps died of a heart attack. (1956 US No. 7 & UK No. 16 single 'Be Bop A Lula').|
|1990, All four members of The Stone Roses were each fined £3,000 after being found guilty of criminal damage at their former record companies offices.|
|1993, Nirvana entered the US album chart at No.1 with 'In Utero', their third and final studio album. Kurt Cobain had originally wanted to name the album 'I Hate Myself and I Want to Die.'|
|1993, Take That had their second UK No.1 single with 'Relight My Fire'. The song which was written and released by Dan Hartman in 1979, where it topped the US dance charts for six weeks. The Take That version featured Scottish singer Lulu and gave her a No.1 hit nearly 30 years after her first hit in 1964.|
|1999, Eurythmics, George Michael, David Bowie, Robbie Williams and Bono all appeared at 'Netaid' an event to raise money for global poverty. The concerts in London, New York and Geneva were all broadcast live on the internet.|
|2001, A man wrecked a $300,000 sports car owned by hip-hop star Missy Elliott after losing control of the 550-horsepower vehicle and crashed into a traffic sign and a tree. Joseph Johnson had taken the Lamborghini Diablo away from the garage where it was stored without permission for a late night spin. He was later sentenced to three years in jail and ordered to pay $170,000 for the car and $1,975 for curb repairs at the site of the accident.|
|2003, Ambrose Kappos, 37, of New York, was charged with three counts of stalking and harassing singer Sheryl Crow. He was arrested after being accused of sneaking into New York's Hammerstein Ballroom then trying to get into Crow's limousine when she left the venue. Mr Kappos' brother said he was harmless but "infatuated" with the singer.|
|2007, The Imagine Peace Tower was officially unveiled in Kollafjorour Bay near Reykjav’k, Iceland. The memorial to John Lennon from his widow, Yoko Ono, consists of a tall "tower of light", projected from a white stone monument that has the words "Imagine Peace" carved into it in 24 languages.|
|2008, Paul McCartney, (a vegetarian for 30 years), was said to be furious when he heard that a Liverpool branch of McDonald's restaurant displayed his picture, accusing them of using it to attract customers. Sir Paul was quoted as saying "What sort of morons do McDonald's think Beatles fans are?"|
|October 9th: Born on this day|
|1937, Born on this day, Pat Burke, from British soul band The Foundations who scored the 1967 UK No.1 single 'Baby Now That I've Found You' and the 1969 US No.3 single 'Build Me Up A Buttercup'. The group was the first multi-racial group to have a No.1 hit in the UK in the 1960s.|
|1940, Born on this day, John Lennon singer, songwriter, guitarist, The Beatles sold over 20m singles in the UK (1962-1970), and scored more UK & US No.1 albums than any other group. 1967 'Sgt. Pepper's' is the UK's biggest selling album ever. In 1990 Lennon's song 'Imagine' was played simultaneously in 130 countries to commemorate what would've been Lennon's 50th birthday. He was shot dead in New York by Mark Chapman on 8th December 1980.|
|1944, Born on this day, English bass guitarist, singer, songwriter John Entwistle from The Who, (nicknamed The Ox). The Who scored the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' plus over 20 other UK Top 40 hits, as well as 16 US Top 40 singles. In the early days of The Who, once the lineup had stabilised and it was settled that Roger Daltrey was to be the front man, Entwistle started to dye his fair hair black, and continued to so do until the 1980s. Entwistle died in Las Vegas on 27th June 2002, one day before the scheduled first show of The Who's US tour.|
|1944, Born on this day, Nona Hendryx, Labelle, (1975 US No.1 & UK No.17, single 'Lady Marmalade').|
|1948, Born on this day, Jackson Browne, singer, songwriter, (1978 UK No.12 single 'Stay', 1978 album 'Running On Empty', 1982 US No. 7 single 'Somebody's Baby').|
|1949, Born on this day, English songwriter, record producer, and musician Rod Temperton who initially made his mark as the keyboardist and main songwriter for the R&B funk/disco band Heatwave. Temperton was recruited by Quincy Jones to write songs for Michael Jackson, including 'Thriller', 'Off the Wall', and 'Rock with You'. Temperton died from cancer in 2016.|
|1954, Born on this day, James Fearnley, accordion, from Irish-British Celtic punk band The Pogues who scored the 1987 UK No.8 single 'The Irish Rover'.|
|1957, Born on this day, Ini Kamoze, born Cecil Campbell, (1995 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Here Comes The Hotstepper’).|
|1959, Born on this day, Thomas Wydler, from Australian rock band Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds who have released over 15 studio albums.|
|1967, Born on this day, Mat Osman, from English alternative rock band Suede, who had the 1994 UK No.3 single 'Stay Together'.|
|1968, Born on this day, Vickie Perks, from English alternative rock group We've Got A Fuzzbox And We're Gonna Use It who had the 1989 UK No.11 single 'International Rescue'.|
|1970, Born on this day, English musician, singer-songwriter Polly Harvey, guitar, vocals, who had the 1993 UK hit single '50ft Queenie'. Rolling Stone awarded her 1992's Best New Artist and Best Singer Songwriter and 1995's Artist of the Year. In June 2013, she was awarded an MBE for services to music.|
|1973, Born on this day, Terry Balsamo, guitarist, with American rock band Evanescence who had the 2003 UK No.1 & US No.5 single ‘Bring Me To Life’, and the 2003 UK No.1 & US No.3 album Fallen.|
|1975, Born on this day, Sean Taro Ono Lennon was born, the only child of John Lennon by Yoko Ono. John Lennon retired from music for five years to become a house-husband. Sean went on to become a singer, songwriter, musician and actor.|
|1978, Born on this day, Nicholas Byrne from Irish pop vocal group Westlife who scored 14 UK No.1 singles, and have sold over 50 million records worldwide. Despite their success worldwide, Westlife never managed to break into the US market, achieving only one hit single in 2000, 'Swear It Again'.|
1701: ιδρύεται στο Νιου Χέιβεν του Κονέκτικατ το Πανεπιστήμιο Γέιλ.
1813: γεννιέται ο Ιταλός συνθέτης της Όπερας Τζουζέπε Βέρντι.
1829: οι Τζορτζ και Ρόμπερτ Στέφενσον επιδεικνύουν την ατμομηχανή τους, που, σέρνοντας γεμάτα βαγόνια, αναπτύσσει την ιλιγγιώδη για την εποχή ταχύτητα των 46 χλμ την ώρα.
1859: "γεννιέται ο Γάλλος λοχαγός, εβραϊκής καταγωγής, Αλφρεντ Ντρέυφους. Κατηγορήθηκε και καταδικάστηκε όντας αθώος ως προδότης. Τον υπερασπίστηκε ο Γάλλος συγγραφέας Εμίλ Ζολά, με το περίφημο κείμενο του ""Κατηγορώ"". Η υπόθεση του έχει μείνει στην ιστορία ως η μεγαλύτερη δικαστική πλάνη."
1900: στην Κίνα, η αυτοκρατορική Κυβέρνηση προβαίνει σε καταδίκη αξιωματικών, ενώ ο πρίγκιπας Τουάν αποστέλλεται στη Σιβηρία.
1901: σύμφωνα με τηλεγράφημα από την Πετρούπολη, η Ρωσία δίνει εντολή στον πρίγκιπα της Ελλάδας Γεώργιο, ύπατο αρμοστή της Κρήτης, να επανέλθει στο νησί, να συγκαλέσει αμέσως Εθνοσυνέλευση και να κηρύξει επίσημα την ένωση της Κρήτης με την Ελλάδα.
1902: στη Γαλλία, τα δύο τρίτα του συνόλου των μεταλλωρύχων κατεβαίνουν σε απεργία.
1912: ο ελληνικός στόλος καταλαμβάνει τη Λήμνο και κηρύσσει τον αποκλεισμό του νησιού.
1915: οι αυστριακές και γερμανικές δυνάμεις κυριεύουν το Βελιγράδι ενώ οι Βούλγαροι εισβάλουν στη Σερβία από τα ανατολικά.
1920: αποκαλύπτεται ότι οι κατηγορούμενοι οπλίτες για το φόνο του Ίωνα Δραγούμη ήταν οι Χαλκιαδάκης, Δασκαλογρηγοράκης, Καραβανάκης, Γιαννεδάκης, Κολιτσάκης, Χριστοδουλάκης και Μαυρογένης.
1923: με την αιτιολογία της απαγόρευσης των οινοπνευματωδών ποτών κλείνονται στην Κωνσταντινούπολη 5.000 καταστήματα, στην πλειοψηφία τους ελληνικά.
1929: "ο Πρόεδρος των ΗΠΑ και ο Πρωθυπουργός της Βρετανίας διακηρύττουν από κοινού, ότι η σκέψη για πόλεμο μεταξύ των δύο χωρών είναι ""εκτός πραγματικότητας""."
1931: στην Ελλάδα, περικόπτονται οι μισθοί των δημόσιων υπαλλήλων κατά 4% των κατωτέρων και κατά 6% των ανωτέρων.
1932: εγκαινιάζεται το μεγαλύτερο υδροηλεκτρικό εργοστάσιο στον κόσμο, στον ποταμό Δνείπερο.
1932: ο Ιωσήφ Στάλιν καθαιρεί και εξορίζει στη Σιβηρία τους Γκριγκόρι Ζινόβιεφ και Λέον Καμένεφ, που μοιράζονταν την εξουσία μαζί του μετά το θάνατο του Λένιν.
1938: γεννιέται ο Ομοσπονδιακός Πρόεδρος της Αυστρίας, Χάιντς Φίσερ.
1940: γεννιέται ο Τζον Λένον, μέλος των θρυλικών Beatles.
1944: βομβαρδίζεται ανηλεώς από τους Ναζί η Αθήνα τρεις μέρες πριν εγκαταλείψουν την πόλη. Έξι νεκροί και 22 τραυματίες είναι ο τραγικός απολογισμός.
1950: ο στρατηγός ΜακΑρθουρ ζητά από τους Βορειοκορεάτες να παραδοθούν
1953: πρόκειται να δοκιμαστεί σε παιδιά νέο εμβόλιο κατά της πολιομυελίτιδας.
1962: η Ουγκάντα ανακηρύσσει την ανεξαρτησία της, μετά από 70 χρόνια βρετανικής κυριαρχίας.
1963: περισσότεροι από 2000 άνθρωποι πεθαίνουν, όταν σπάει το Βάιοντ, πλημμυρίζοντας το Λόγκαρον και τρία ακόμα χωριά στη βορειοανατολική Ιταλία.
1969: η Τσεχοσλοβακία απαγορεύει τα ταξίδια ιδιωτών στη Δύση.
1970: οι Κόκκινοι Χμερ κυριαρχούν στην Καμπότζη.
1970: στη Χιλή, αριστεροί και μετριοπαθείς συγκατανεύουν στην εγκατάσταση του Αλιέντε στην προεδρία της χώρας.
1971: στην Αργεντινή, πραξικοπηματίες στρατιωτικοί παραδίδονται μετά από 19 ώρες προσπάθειας να ανατρέψουν της κυβέρνησης.
1974: ορκίζεται η νέα ελληνική Κυβέρνηση, υπό τον Κωνσταντίνο Καραμανλή.
1974: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 66 ετών ο Γερμανός επιχειρηματίας Όσκαρ Σίντλερ, που έσωσε από το Ολοκαύτωμα 1200 Εβραίους.
1975: το Νόμπελ Ειρήνης απονέμεται στο Ρώσο φυσικό επιστήμονα και αντικαθεστωτικό Αντρέι Ζαχάρωφ, που βοήθησε στη δημιουργία της πρώτης βόμβας υδρογόνου της ΕΣΣΔ. Βραβεύτηκε για τους αγώνες του για τα ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα.
1983: έκρηξη βόμβας στη Σεούλ προκαλεί το θάνατο 19 ατόμων, μεταξύ των οποίων και έξι ανώτατων κυβερνητικών αξιωματούχων.
1989: πλήρης ρήξη σημειώνεται μεταξύ του ΥΠΕΧΩΔΕ και των σεισμολόγων ΒΑΝ, όταν το Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος Χωροταξίας και Δημοσίων Έργων τους κατηγορεί ανοικτά για ανευθυνότητα και αδιαλλαξία.
1991: έκκληση για σεβασμό και ανοχή προς τους αλλοδαπούς απευθύνει ο Γερμανός καγκελκάριος Χέλμουτ Κολ.
1993: στη Ρωσία, 142 νεκροί, οι περισσότεροι άμαχοι πολίτες, είναι ο επίσημος απολογισμός των θυμάτων από τα αιματηρά επεισόδια της Μόσχας, κατά τη διάρκεια της επιχείρησης κατάληψης του Κοινοβουλίου από το στρατό.
1994: άνοιγμα προς την Αριστερά για συνεργασία με στόχο την επιτυχία του θεσμού της τοπικής αυτοδιοίκησης, απευθύνει ο πρωθυπουργός Ανδρέας Παπανδρέου.
1995: με 102 ψήφους υπέρ, μία κατά και δύο αποχές η Βουλή της ΠΓΔΜ επικυρώνει την ενδιάμεση συμφωνία, που είχαν υπογράψει Ελλάδα και ΠΓΔΜ στη Νέα Υόρκη.
2002: η αρμόδια επιτροπή ανακοινώνει ότι οι Κύπρος, η Πολωνία, η Λιθουανία, η Λετονία, η Εσθονία, η Τσεχία, η Σλοβακία, η Σλοβενία, η Μάλτα και η Ουγγαρία πληρούν τα κριτήρια της Κοπεγχάγης για την ένταξη τους στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση. Βουλγαρία και Ρουμανία παραπέμπονται για το 2007. Δεν ορίζεται ημερομηνία για την έναρξη των ενταξιακών διαπραγματεύσεων με την Τουρκία.
2004: """φεύγει""από τη ζωή ο Ζακ Ντεριντά, κορυφαίος Γάλλος φιλόσοφος, ιδρυτής της σχολής της ""αποδόμησης""."
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