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It happened on a… November 9

2019

Last segment of “Coach’s Corner with Don Cherry and Ron MacLean airs after 37 years in Canada

1996

Evander Holyfield upsets Mike Tyson in 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas to regain WBA heavyweight boxing title; second boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win a heavyweight title 3 times.

1989

Conference of first ministers fails to resolve opposition to Meech Lake raised by Manitoba and Newfoundland, threatens to rescind his province’s ratification unless the accord is altered to protect Newfoundland’s ability to get transfer payments.

1986

Jean Doré elected Mayor of Montreal with 68% of the votes counted.

1985

Garry Kasparov becomes the youngest ever world chess champion (22), with a 13-11 win over fellow Russian Anatoly Karpov.

1980

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran.

1961

PGA eliminates caucasians only rule

Brian Epstein saw The Beatles playing live for the first time during a lunchtime session at The Cavern Liverpool. Epstein went on to be the group’s manager.

1921

Partito Nazionalista Fascista formed in Italy by Mussolini.

1907

The Cullinan Diamond, the largest ever discovered, is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.

1861

First documented Canadian football game played, at the University of Toronto.

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