November 9 in History
1922November 9, 1922:
The Nobel Prize names Albert Einstein as the winner of the Physics prize.
1943November 9, 1943:
A 44-nation agreement results in the creation of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.
1953November 9, 1953:
Cambodia gains independence from France.
1985November 9, 1985:
At 22 years old, Gary Kasparov beats Anatoly Karpov to become the youngest world chess champion.
1989November 9, 1989:
The East German government opens the Berlin Wall.
1996November 9, 1996:
1999November 9, 1999:
Italian opera tenor Andrea Bocelli’s sixth studio album, “Sacred Arias” is released.
2004November 9, 2004:
After being married for three months, businessman Todd Andrew Meister and fashion model and hotel heiress Nicky Hilton are granted an amicable annulment by a Las Vegas court.
2020November 9, 2020:
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine’s efficacy is announced to be more than 90% by its manufacturers following three trial phases.