Historical Events In December - 09
Saturday, 21 May 2022
1910 On this day in history french troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir
1910 On December - 09 dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)
1911 On December - 09 broderick Crawford, Phila, actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol)
1912 On December - 09 fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12]
1913 On December - 09 heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
1914 Frances Reid, American actress on December - 09.
1915 On December - 09 colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)
1916 On this day in history canadian Pacific inaugurates the 5-mile Connaught Tunnel which eliminated the old route over Rogers Pass and shortened the line through the Selkirk Mountains by 4 1/2 miles.
1916 On December - 09 the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor
1916 On December - 09 wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)
1916 On December - 09 p Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73
1917 British forces capture Jerusalem on December - 09.
1917 British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem on this day in history.
1918 French troops occupies Mainz on this day in history.
1918 Jerome Beatty Jr., American author on December - 09.
1919 William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate on December - 09.
1920 On this day in history carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic
1922 On this day in history gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president
1922 Redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show) on December - 09.
1924 Dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed on December - 09.
1924 On this day in history bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70
1925 AL extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000 on December - 09.
1925 On December - 09 dina Merrill, NYC, actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8)
1925 Eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81 on December - 09.
1926 USGA leagalizes steel shaft golf clubs on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history pierre Henry, composer
1928 On this day in history dick Van Patten, Queens NY, actor (Tom Bradford-8 is Enough)
1929 On December - 09 bob Hawke, cricketer (no relation to Lord 12th man for Oxford U 1954)
1929 Willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v S Africa 1899), dies on December - 09.
1930 Buck Henry, NYC, screenwriter/comedian (SNL, Get Smart) on December - 09.
1930 On December - 09 jim Slight, cricketer (represented Australia at Oval 1880), dies
1931 Spain becomes a republic on December - 09.
1931 Benn W Levy's "Springtime for Henry," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history william Reynolds, American actor