|August 9, 1854 in History|
Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
More Notable Events on August 9:
1990 12 Arab leaders agree to send pan-Arab forces to protect Saudi Arabia
1972 Rockwell receives NASA contract to construct Space Shuttle
1936 Jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal at Berlin Olympics
1910 Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine
1842 U.S. - Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty