9 April It Happened Today


1806  Birth of English engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

1882  Death of English painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

1898  Birth of American singer and actor Paul Robeson.

1926  Birth of American publisher of Playboy, Hugh Hefner.

1940  Germany invades Norway and Denmark.

1963  Lawrence of Arabia wins seven Oscars.

1966  Film producer Carlo Ponti marries Sophia Loren in Paris.

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