September 10 in history

10/09/2009

On September 10:

1659 English composer Henry Purcell was born.

1823 Simón Bolívar was named President of Peru.

1918 Rin Tin Tin was born.

1933 German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was born.

1945 Puerto Rican singer José Feliciano was born.

1960 English actor Colin Firth was born.

1984 Te Maori exhibition opened in New York.

2008 The Large Hadron Collider was powered up in Geneva, Swizerland.

Sourced from NZ History Online, Wikipedia.


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