HISTORY
9 November 2021: This day in history

1494: Piero the Unfortunate of the de’ Medici family, ruler of Florence, loses his power and flees the state

1799: Napoleon Bonaparte pulls off a coup and becomes the dictator of France under the title of First Consul

1980: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

1994: Darmstadtium, Chemical element 110, discovered at GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research near Darmstadt, Germany

1998: Brokerage houses are ordered to pay 1.03 billion USD to NASDAQ investors to compensate for price-fixing – largest civil settlement in US history

2020: Drugmakers BioNTech and Pfizer announce their COVID-19 vaccine to be over 90% effective in a first look at the results from their phase 3 trial involving nearly 44,000 people

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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