On this day: November 9

POSTED: 10:01 PM Nov 08 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 09 2012

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 - Chaim Weizmann
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1952: Chaim Weizmann, the Zionist leader and first president of the state of Israel, dies of respiratory inflammation at age 77 in Rehovot, Israel. He was elected on Feb. 1, 1949, and served until his death. He's seen here, second from right, with Albert Einstein in 1921.

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