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Historical Events In December - 09

Friday, 03 July 2020

1882  On this day in history joaquĆ­n Turina, Seville Spain, composer (Rima)  

1883  On this day in history new Brunswick adopts Eastern Standard Time (until 1902)  

1883  On December - 09 alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal/supreme commander  

1884  On December - 09 levant Richardson patents ball-bearing skate  

1886  On December - 09 clarence Birdseye, frozen vegatable king (Birdseye)  

1887  On this day in history mahmadu Lamine, Senegalese marabout and military leader  

1889  President Harrison visits opening of Chicago Auditorium on December - 09.  

1889  On this day in history john P "Hannes" Kolehmainen, Fin long-distance runner (Oly-gold 1912)  

1893  George Elvey, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history roman Catholics win Parliamentary election in Belgium  

1894  On this day in history eddie Dowling, Woonsocket RI, actor (Anywhere USA)  

1897  On December - 09 activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, La Fronde in Paris.  

1897  On this day in history hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man)  

1898  On this day in history emmett Kelly, Sedan KS, circus clown (Weary Willie)  

1899  On this day in history frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor  

1900  On December - 09 dutch Pres Paul Kruger & Queen Wilhelmina have a triumphant procession  

1902  On this day in history aL announces purchase of grounds for a stadium in NY  

1902  Margaret Hamilton, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz) on December - 09.  

1903  On this day in history the Norwegian government refuses a proposal to give women the vote  

1903  Norwegian parliament vote unanimiously for female suffrage on December - 09.  

1904  Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist on December - 09.  

1905  French Assembly National votes for separation of church & state on December - 09.  

1905  Dalton Trumbo, US, writer/film director (Johnny Got His Gun) on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history henry Holmes, composer, dies at 66  

1906  NY American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo on this day in history.  

1906  Freddy Martin, Cleve Oh, orch leader (started Merv Griffin) on this day in history.  

1907  First Christmas Seals sold (Wilmington Del post office) on this day in history.  

1907  1st Christmas Seals sold (Wilmington Del post office) on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history noel Walton Bott, engineer  

1909  On this day in history douglas Fairbanks, Jr. born.  

1909  On this day in history first US monoplane flown (Henry W Walden, Long Island NY)  

1909  The birth of Douglas Fairbanks Jr., American actor on December - 09.  

1909  On this day in history 1st US monoplane flown (Henry W Walden, Long Island, NY)  

1909  On December - 09 douglas Fairbanks Jr, NYC, actor (Ghost Story)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1392  Peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria) was born on this day in history.  

1447  Chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487) was born on this day in history.  

1561  On December - 09 birth of edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony  

1569  On this day in history birth of martinus de Porres, Peru, saint (patron of social justice)  

1571  Adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect was born on this day in history.  

1579  Martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (d. 1639) was born on December - 09.  

1579  On this day in history birth of martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice) (d. 1639)  

1581  Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1165  On this day in history malcom IV, king of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24  

1292  On this day in history sa'di, great Persian poet (Orchard, Rose Garden), dies  

1437  On this day in history sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70  

1544  On this day in history death of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491)  

1565  Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1603  Death of William Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559) on December - 09.  

1625  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78 on December - 09.  

1636  Giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90 on December - 09.  

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