Historical Events In December - 09
Friday, 14 May 2021
1910 French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir on this day in history.
1910 On December - 09 dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)
1911 Broderick Crawford, Phila, actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol) on December - 09.
1912 Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12] on December - 09.
1913 On December - 09 heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
1914 Frances Reid, American actress on this day in history.
1915 Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s) on this day in history.
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 The birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor on December - 09.
1916 On December - 09 wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)
1916 P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1917 British forces capture Jerusalem on this day in history.
1917 British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem on December - 09.
1918 On December - 09 french troops occupies Mainz
1918 On this day in history jerome Beatty Jr., American author
1919 On December - 09 william Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1920 Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic on this day in history.
1922 Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president on this day in history.
1922 Redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show) on this day in history.
1924 On December - 09 dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed
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 On December - 09 eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81
1926 On this day in history uSGA leagalizes steel shaft golf clubs
1927 On this day in history pierre Henry, composer
1928 Dick Van Patten, Queens NY, actor (Tom Bradford-8 is Enough) on December - 09.
1929 Bob Hawke, cricketer (no relation to Lord 12th man for Oxford U 1954) on this day in history.
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 December - 09 jim Slight, cricketer (represented Australia at Oval 1880), dies
1931 Spain becomes a republic on this day in history.
1931 On December - 09 benn W Levy's "Springtime for Henry," premieres in NYC
1931 William Reynolds, American actor on this day in history.