On This Day: April 09th
This is 100th day of the year and 266 days remain in the year.
The first full-color film, The World, The Flesh and the Devil, was shown in London.
American and Philippine troops on Bataan were overwhelmed by Japanese forces during World War II. The "Bataan Death March" began soon after.
Winston Churchill became the first honorary U.S. citizen.
Former Panamanian ruler Manuel Noriega was convicted of drug and racketeering charges.
American Marines pulled down Saddam Hussein’s statue in Baghdad after U.S. commanders declared his rule ended.
Britain's Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles.
April 09 BirthdaysPaul RobesonPronunciation: [rOb´sun]
1898–1976, American actor and bass singer, born in Princeton, N.J.
J. William Fulbrightsenator