9th November

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1993 16th century bridge destroyed Croatian guns today destroyed the 16th century bridge in Mostar built by Sultan Suleiman.
1970 Charles de Gaulle dies Charles de Gaulle dies of a heart attack at the age of 79.
1940 Neville Chamberlain dies British prime minister Neville Chamberlain dies.
1900 Largest Battleship launched The Japanese battleship Mikasa, the largest battleship launched to date, slid down the Vickers Barrow-in-Furness slipway this day.
1888 Jack the Ripper's fifth victim The body of Mary Jane Kelly is discovered with her throat cut and her body severely mutilated.

 

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On This Day - 9th November