On this day, Oct. 9 …
2018: Brett Kavanaugh takes a dais for a initial time as a Supreme Court associate probity after weeks of malice surrounding his confirmation.
Also on this day:
- 1776: A organisation of Spanish missionaries settles in present-day San Francisco.
- 1930: Laura Ingalls becomes a initial lady to fly opposite a United States as she completes a nine-stop tour from Roosevelt Field, N.Y., to Glendale, Calif.
- 1936: The initial generator during Boulder (later Hoover) Dam starts transmitting electricity to Los Angeles.
- 1958: Pope Pius XII dies during age 82, finale a 19-year papacy. (He would be succeeded by Pope John XXIII.)
- 1967: Marxist insubordinate riotous personality Che Guevara, 39, is executed by a Bolivian army a day after his capture.
- 1974: Businessman Oskar Schindler, credited with saving about 1,200 Jews during a Holocaust, dies in Frankfurt, West Germany (at his request, he is buried in Jerusalem).
- 1985: The hijackers of a Achille Lauro journey ship obey dual days after seizing a vessel in a Mediterranean. (Passenger Leon Klinghoffer, an American who used a wheelchair, was killed by a hijackers during a standoff.)
- 2006: Google Inc. announces it is gnawing adult YouTube Inc. for $1.65 billion in a batch deal.
- 2009: President Barack Obama wins a 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what a Norwegian Nobel Committee calls “his unusual efforts to strengthen general tact and team-work between peoples.”
FILE – Jerry Sandusky. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
- 2012: Former Penn State partner football manager Jerry Sandusky is condemned to 30 to 60 years in jail following his self-assurance on 45 depends of passionate abuse of boys.