On This Day: 9 October
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On this Day: 9 October
Join us as we take you through some of the interesting events that took place on 9 October, throughout time.

Hangul alphabet
In 1446, the hangul alphabet was published for the first time, it was created and published under King Sejong the Great, during the Joseon Dynasty.

Hangul alphabet

 

Sewing machine
In 1855, the sewing machine was patented by Isaac Singer.
sewing machine

 

The Washington Monument
In 1888, the Washington Monument was officially opened for the public to enter it.

 

Che Guevara
In 1967, Cuban revolutionary hero and right hand man to Fidel Castro, Che Guevaro was executed for organising a revolution in Bolivia.

 

North Korea
In 2006, the first nuclear device in North Korea was tested

north korea

 

Angela Merkel
In 2012, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was greeted by a protested of over 25,000 people during her visit to Athens.

angela merkel


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