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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  

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

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 December - 09 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.  

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 December - 09 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 December - 09 death of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491)  

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

1603  On December - 09 death of william Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559)  

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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