This Day In History

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    Events on April 9

  • Spain and Netherlands SIGN 12 Year Resistant Pact

  • Captain James Cook discovers Botany Bay (Australia)

  • Tippu Sahib drives out English from Bednore India

  • Mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace

  • Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to U.S. Grant at Appomattox

  • 1st full color film shown "World, Flesh and Devil" in London

  • LOS ANGELES LAKERS block 21 Denver shots setting NBA regulation game record

  • Georgia SSR votes to secede from U.S.S.R.

  • Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are married

  • The University of Connecticut achieves a second championship as the women's basketball team takes home the NCAA championship title after a 79-58 victory over Notre Dame; the men's basketball team won the NCAA title this season