*  On this date in 1865, General Robert E. Lee surrendered to US Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia

*  The Brooklyn Dodgers Ebbets Field opened in 1913

*  "TV GUIDE" published their first issue in 1953

*  JFK throws out the first ball at Washington's new DC Stadium

*  and, HAL KETCHUM was born on April 9th, 1953!  Some of hit country hits include "Small Town Saturday Night" & "Past The Point Of Rescue".

To know more interesting things that happened on April 9th, visit http://www.historyorb.com/day/april/9?p=2

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