TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) - - KICK OFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Nov. 9, 1967

A Saturn V rocket car­ry­ing an un­manned Apollo space­craft blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a suc­cess­ful test flight.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1620

The pas­sen­gers and crew of the Mayflower sighted Cape Cod.

1872

Fire de­stroyed nearly 800 build­ings in Bos­ton.

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.”

1989

Com­mu­nist East Ger­many threw open its bor­ders, al­low­ing cit­i­zens to travel freely to the West; joy­ous Ger­mans danced atop the Ber­lin Wall.

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