Historical Events for 9th March 2019

1230 – Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus near the village of Klokotnitsa
1496 – Jews are expelled from Carintha, Austria
1721 – British Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower
1864 – 26th Grand National: George Stevens wins his 3rd GN aboard 10/1 Emblematic; winning mare’s full sister Emblem the race winner the previous year
1923 – NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
1929 – Marcel Pagnol’s “Marius” premieres in Paris
1932 – Former Chinese emperor Henry Pu-Yi installed as head of Manchuria
1983 – Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana
1989 – US Senate rejects President George H. W. Bush’s nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary
2012 – Senior members of hacking group Lulz Sec are arrested, including one member of the FBI, in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland

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