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October 09: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History

Event

(October 09, 1962)
Uganda Independence Day.

(October 09, 2004)
Voters in Afghanistan chose Hamid Karzai as president for the first time in the country's history, after he served as interim leader following the fall of the Taliban administration in 2001. photo source: wikimedia.org

(October 09, 2012)
Malala Yousafzai, a 15-year-old Pakistani activist and outspoken opponent of the ultraconservative group's ban on girls' education, was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, although she was able to flee after the attack. photo source: wikimedia.org

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