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It happened on a… October 9

2017

Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse

2012

Women’s rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai is shot three times by a Taliban gunman as she tried to board her school bus in Swat district of northwest Pakistan.

2006

North Korea conducts its first nuclear test.

1994

The U.S. sent troops and warships to the Persian Gulf in response to Saddam Hussein sending thousands of troops and hundreds of tanks toward the Kuwaiti border.

1986

“Phantom of the Opera” premieres in London, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and starring Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman.

1974

Oskar Schindler, died in Hildesheim, West Germany. He is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust.

1973

Elvis Presley and Priscilla divorced after six years of marriage.

1967

A day after being captured, Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.

1966

Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded “Got Live if you Want It”.

1855

American inventor Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor.

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