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This Day in History for November 9 – Berlin Wall Opens and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1620 – Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod, Massachusetts (More info)

1906 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first sitting US President to make an official trip outside the country, traveling to inspect progress on the Panama Canal (More info)

1965 – A switch at a station near Niagara Falls fails, plunging New York state, portions of seven neighboring states, and parts of eastern Canada into darkness for 13 hours in the largest power outage in history (More info)

1967 – The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published (More info)

1989 – East German officials open the Berlin Wall, allowing travel from East to West Berlin (More info)

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