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On This Day

April 9

l Winston Churchill Day

1770 Botany Bay is discovered by Capt. James Cook

1838 The National Galley of London Opens

1912 The first MLB baseball game is played at Fenway Park Boston Red Stockings take on Harvard

1914 Flesh and Devil the first full colour film is shown in London, England

1932 Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup sweeping the New York Ranger in 3 games

1942 The miracle at Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady / Rotunda of Mosta/ Mosta Dome was filled with parishioners when a German aerial raid drop a bomb on the Basilica.

1953 The fist is issue of TV guide is published

1970 Paul McCartney announces he is splitting from the Beatles

Happy Birthday

1903 Ward Bond actor It’s a Wonderful Life, The Searchers

1926 Hugh Hefner publisher of Playboy

1930 Wallace McCain founder of McCain Foods

1967 Spencer Rice from the TV Show Kenny VS Spenny

1972 Angelica Sin porn star

1974 Jenna Jameson Porn Star

1979 Albert Hammond jr musician The Strokes

1981 Melissa Witek Model

1986 Leighton Meester actress Gossip Girl

1990 Kristen Stewart actress The Twilight Saga