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April 9: This Day That Year

April 9

- 1413 - Henry V becomes King of England.

- 1440 - Christopher of Bavaria becomes King of Denmark.

- 1667 - Paris: 1st public art exhibition at the Palais-Royale.

- 1866 - USA: President Andrew Johnson's veto passes Civil Rights Bill.

- 1940 - WWII: Germany invades Norway & Denmark (surrenders).

- 1960 - South Africa: PM Hendrik Verwoerd survives an assassination attempt (shot twice on face).

- 1963 - Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen.

- 1967 - Boeing 737 makes its first flight.

- 1968 - USA: Martin Luther King Jr. (Civil rights activist) buried in Atlanta.

- 1992 - UK: John Major elected as Prime Minister.

- 2002 - Funeral of Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) at Westminster Abbey UK. (1 Million+ people appear on street).

- 1926 - Hugh Hefner founder of Playboy, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

- 1963 - Birthday: Marc Jacobs born in NYC, New York.

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