9 October It Happened Today

1835  Birth of French composer Camille Saint-Saens.

1908  Birth of French actor and director Jacques Tati.

1940  Birth of former Beatle John Lennon.

1963  A landslide damages the Vajont Dam in the Italian Alps leading to approximately 3000 deaths.

1967  Death of French author Andre Maurois.

1967  Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara is shot dead by Bolivian troops.

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