On this day: November 9

POSTED: 08:01 PM MST Nov 08, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MST 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 - Robert McNamara
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Department of Defense

1960: Robert McNamara, who helped rebuild Ford Motor Company after World War II, is named president of the company, the first non-Ford to serve in that post. A month later, he would quit to join the newly-elected John F. Kennedy's administration as the secretary of defense.

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