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What Happened On This Day In History April 9th?

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On this day in history:

On this day in 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrended to the armies of the Union.

On this day in 2003, the status of Iraqi dictator and soverign leader of Iraq was toppled, along with his regime.

On this day in 2005, the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne married his long time love Camilla Parker-Bowles.

On this day in 1984, dozens of coal workers and protestors were arrested after fighting with the police.

On this day in 1959, NASA announced the line up of its first astronauts, including John Glenn and Alan Shepherd.

On this day in 1940, the Nazi German Army invaded Norway and Denmark.

On this day in 1962, West Side Story wins an Academy Award.

On this day in 1881, Billy the Kid, the notorious American outlaw was convicted of murder.

On this day in 1972, Jane Fonda won an Oscar for her role as a hooker in the movie Klute.
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In addition to general Lee surrendering to the union. President Lincoln officially declared war on the south.

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