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.