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.