On this day: November 9

Published On: Nov 08 2012 09:01:03 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 09 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD November 9 - Roosevelt Panama Canal
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Panama Canal History Museum

1906: Theodore Roosevelt (center, in white suit) becomes the first sitting president of the United States to make an official trip outside the country, doing so to inspect progress on the Panama Canal.

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