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Historical Events In December - 09

Monday, 08 March 2021

1961  On December - 09 tanganyika gains independence from Britain takes name Tanzania  

1961  On December - 09 "From the Second City" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 87 perfs  

1962  On December - 09 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" closes on Broadway  

1962  Tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth on this day in history.  

1963  Frank Sinatra Jr is kidnapped on this day in history.  

1963  On December - 09 zanzibar gains independence from Britain  

1964  On this day in history edith L Sitwell, English poet/author (Wheels), dies at 77  

1965  Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Presidium on this day in history.  

1965  "A Charlie Brown Christmas," premieres on December - 09.  

1966  On December - 09 yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79  

1967  Jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace on this day in history.  

1967  On December - 09 lyndon Johnson's daughter Lynda marries in the White House  

1967  On December - 09 nicolea Ceausescu becomes president (dictator) of Romania  

1968  Doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford on December - 09.  

1970  On December - 09 artem Mikoyan, Russian aircraft designer (MIG), dies at 65  

1971  Lewis F Powell Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

1971  On December - 09 ralph J Bunche, UN delegate/Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67 in NYC  

1974  Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail on December - 09.  

1974  On this day in history george Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies  

1975  President Gerald Ford signs $2.3 B loan-authorization for NYC on this day in history.  

1975  On December - 09 william A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79  

1976  Nino Martini, actor (Here's to Romance), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1977  Clarice Lispector, writer, dies on December - 09.  

1978  On this day in history pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus  

1979  On December - 09 fulton J Sheen, archbishop/religious broadcaster, dies in NYC at 84  

1980  61øF in Boston at 1 AM on this day in history.  

1981  Porn star John Holmes charged with Laurel Canyon murders on December - 09.  

1981  Tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56 on December - 09.  

1982  On this day in history mary-Beth and William Hurt divorce  

1982  Fritz Usinger, German writer (Song against Death), dies at 87 on December - 09.  

1983  On this day in history attorney General Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it"  

1983  David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1984  6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends on December - 09.  

1985  Phoenix Arizona, gets 3" of snow on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1392  Peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria) was born on December - 09.  

1447  On December - 09 birth of chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487)  

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  On December - 09 birth of adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect  

1579  Martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (d. 1639) was born on December - 09.  

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 December - 09.  

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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 December - 09.  

1292  On this day in history sa'di, great Persian poet (Orchard, Rose Garden), dies  

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

1603  On this day in history death of william Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559)  

1625  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1636  On this day in history giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90  

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