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August 9th, 2006 (August 09 2006)DeathJames van Allen, American physicist (born in 1914)James Allen Quotes
August 9th, 2006 (August 09 2006)DeathPhilip E. High, science fiction author (born in 1914)
August 9th, 1996 (August 09 1996)DeathSir Frank Whittle, invented the jet engine (born in 1907)
August 9th, 1986 (August 09 1986)BirthVanessa Morley, American actress
August 9th, 1976 (August 09 1976)BirthJessica Capshaw, American actress
August 9th, 1976 (August 09 1976)BirthRhona Mitra, English actress
August 9th, 1976 (August 09 1976)BirthMatt Henney, English footballer
August 9th, 1946 (August 09 1946)BirthJim Kiick, American football player
August 9th, 1936 (August 09 1936)EventSummer Olympic Games: Games of the XI Olympiad: Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal at the games becoming the first American to win four medals in one Olympiad.Jesse Owens Quotes
August 9th, 1936 (August 09 1936)BirthJulian Javier, American baseball player Julian Quotes
August 9th, 1936 (August 09 1936)BirthPatrick Tse Yin, Hong Kong film director
August 9th, 1896 (August 09 1896)BirthJean Piaget, Swiss psychologist (died in 1980)Jean Piaget Quotes
August 9th, 1896 (August 09 1896)BirthErich Huckel, German physicist (died in 1980)
August 9th, 1886 (August 09 1886)DeathSamuel Ferguson, Northern Irish poet and artist (born in 1810)
August 9th, 1816 (August 09 1816)DeathJohann August Apel, German jurist and writer (born in 1771)
August 9th, 1776 (August 09 1776)BirthAmedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (died in 1856)
August 9th, 1726 (August 09 1726)BirthFrancesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (died in 1778)
August 9th, 1666 (August 09 1666)EventRear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary, and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later knkown as "Holmes s Bonfire".

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