On this day: November 9

Published On: Nov 08 2012 10:01:03 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 09 2015 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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Hawaii State Archives

1887: The United States takes possession of Pearl Harbor from the Hawaii Kingdom, allowing the U.S. Navy to build a coaling and repair station at the harbor.