TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Nov. 9, 1976

The U.N. Gen­eral As­sem­bly ap­proved res­o­lu­tions con­demn­ing apartheid in South Africa, in­clud­ing one char­ac­ter­iz­ing the white-ruled gov­ern­ment as “il­le­git­i­mate.”

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1620

The pas­sen­gers and crew of the Mayflower sighted Cape Cod.

1938

Nazis looted and burned syn­a­gogues as well as Jewish-owned stores and houses in Ger­many and Aus­tria in a pogrom that be­came known as “Kristall­nacht.”

1965

The great North­east black­out be­gan as a se­ries of power fail­ures last­ing up to 13½ hours left 30 mil­lion peo­ple in seven states and part of Canada without elec­tric­ity.

1991

Singer-ac­tor Yves Mon­tand died near Paris at age 70.

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