Today in History

Listings for Saturday, November 9, 2019.


  • 1799 Napoleon becomes dictator (1st consul) of France
  • 1865 Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox, ending the US Civil War.
  • 1953 Cambodia (now Kampuchea) gains independence within French Union
  • 1965 at 5:16pm, a massive power failure blacks out New Engl. & Ontario
  • 1967 first unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module

That's all for today.

Today In History