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