On this day: November 9

Posted: 10:01 PM EST Nov 08, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Nov 09, 2014

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 - Ed Bradley
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2006: Broadcast journalist Ed Bradley, best known for his 26 years of award-winning work on "60 Minutes," dies of lymphocytic leukemia at age 65 in New York City. During his career he also covered the fall of Saigon, was the first black TV correspondent to cover the White House and anchored his own news broadcast, "CBS Sunday Night News with Ed Bradley."

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