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November 9th: On This Day In Cat History

Poetry, chess, journalism, and dictatorship: the building blocks of cat history.

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November 9, 1985

Garry Cat-sparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion, beating Anatoly Karpov (also a cat).


November 9, 1928

Poet/Cat Anne Sexton is born in Massachusetts.


November 9, 1917

Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of Bolshevik Russia.

November, 9 1857

The Catlantic is founded in Boston.