On this day: October 9

POSTED: 8:58 PM Oct 08 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 09 2015

The Washington Monument opens to the public, John Lennon is born, Che Guevara is executed, and President Barack Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize, all on this day.

OTD October 9 - Annika Sorenstam
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1970: Former professional golfer Annika Sörenstam, who won 72 official LPGA tournaments including 10 majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, and tops the LPGA's career money list with earnings of more than $22 million, is born in Bro, Sweden.


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