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Historical Events In December - 09

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1910  French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir on this day in history.  

1910  Dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival) on this day in history.  

1911  Broderick Crawford, Phila, actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol) on this day in history.  

1912  Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12] on December - 09.  

1913  On this day in history heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris  

1914  On December - 09 frances Reid, American actress  

1915  On December - 09 colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)  

1916  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 on this day in history.  

1916  On December - 09 the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor  

1916  Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) on this day in history.  

1916  P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73 on December - 09.  

1917  On December - 09 british forces capture Jerusalem  

1917  On this day in history british forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem  

1918  French troops occupies Mainz on December - 09.  

1918  On December - 09 jerome Beatty Jr., American author  

1919  William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate on this day in history.  

1920  On December - 09 carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic  

1922  On this day in history gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president  

1922  On this day in history redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show)  

1924  On this day in history dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed  

1924  Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1925  AL extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000 on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history dina Merrill, NYC, actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8)  

1925  Eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1926  USGA leagalizes steel shaft golf clubs on December - 09.  

1927  On December - 09 pierre Henry, composer  

1928  Dick Van Patten, Queens NY, actor (Tom Bradford-8 is Enough) on December - 09.  

1929  On this day in history bob Hawke, cricketer (no relation to Lord 12th man for Oxford U 1954)  

1929  On this day in history willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v S Africa 1899), dies  

1930  Buck Henry, NYC, screenwriter/comedian (SNL, Get Smart) on December - 09.  

1930  On this day in history jim Slight, cricketer (represented Australia at Oval 1880), dies  

1931  On this day in history spain becomes a republic  

1931  On this day in history benn W Levy's "Springtime for Henry," premieres in NYC  

1931  William Reynolds, American actor on December - 09.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1392  On December - 09 birth of peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)  

1447  Chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487) was born on December - 09.  

1561  Edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony was born on December - 09.  

1569  On December - 09 birth of martinus de Porres, Peru, saint (patron of social justice)  

1571  Adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect was born on December - 09.  

1579  On December - 09 birth of martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (d. 1639)  

1579  Martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice) (d. 1639) was born on December - 09.  

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  Malcom IV, king of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24 on this day in history.  

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

1437  On December - 09 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  On December - 09 death of william Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559)  

1625  On December - 09 ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78  

1636  Giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90 on this day in history.  

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