On this day: November 9

Published On: Nov 08 2012 10:01:03 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 09 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

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.

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1970: Charles de Gaulle, French military commander, politician and former president of France, dies from a ruptured blood vessel at the age of 79 in Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, France.