October 9 | Facts

October 9 | Facts

1635 Religious dissident and Rhode Island founder, Roger Williams, was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 1888 For the first time the public was admitted to the Washington Monument. 1930 Aviator Laura Ingalls became the first woman to make a solo transcontinental flight across the United States. 1967 Che Guevara was executed in Bolivia. 1975 Soviet scientist Andrei Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize […]

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