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.