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Historical Events In December - 09

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

1910  French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir on December - 09.  

1910  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  The birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor on December - 09.  

1916  Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) on December - 09.  

1916  On this day in history p Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73  

1917  British forces capture Jerusalem on December - 09.  

1917  On December - 09 british forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem  

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  Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president on this day in history.  

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

1924  Dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed on this day in history.  

1924  Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70 on December - 09.  

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

1925  On December - 09 dina Merrill, NYC, actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8)  

1925  On this day in history eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81  

1926  USGA leagalizes steel shaft golf clubs on this day in history.  

1927  Pierre Henry, composer on this day in history.  

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 December - 09 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  On December - 09 spain becomes a republic  

1931  Benn W Levy's "Springtime for Henry," premieres in NYC on December - 09.  

1931  On December - 09 william Reynolds, American actor  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (d. 1639)  

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 December - 09.  

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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  Sa'di, great Persian poet (Orchard, Rose Garden), dies on December - 09.  

1437  Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1544  Death of Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491) on this day in history.  

1565  Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66 on December - 09.  

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

1625  On this day in history 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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