On this day: November 9

Published On: Nov 08 2012 09:01:03 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 09 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Pilgrims on the Mayflower spot land, Jack the Ripper kills for the last time, the PGA integrates, Rolling Stone magazine debuts, and the Berlin Wall begins to fall, all on this day.

OTD November 9 - Carl Sagan
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1934: Astronomer and author Carl Sagan, known for his popular science books, including the novel "Contact," and for the award-winning 1980 television series "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," which he narrated and co-wrote, is born in Brooklyn, New York. He died of pneumonia at the age of 62 on Dec. 20, 1996.

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