August 9 in history

August 9, 2009

On August 9:

1483 The Sistine Chapel was opened.

1908 The US “Great White Fleet” entered Auckland harbour.

1919 My mother was born.

1961 John Key was born.


1965 Singapore gained independence.

1963 US singer Whitney Houston was born.

 

Sourced from Wikipedia and NZ History ONline.


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