Historical Events In December - 09
Monday, 28 September 2020
1961 Tanganyika gains independence from Britain takes name Tanzania on this day in history.
1961 On December - 09 "From the Second City" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 87 perfs
1962 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" closes on Broadway on December - 09.
1962 On December - 09 tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth
1963 On this day in history frank Sinatra Jr is kidnapped
1963 Zanzibar gains independence from Britain on this day in history.
1964 On December - 09 edith L Sitwell, English poet/author (Wheels), dies at 77
1965 On December - 09 nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Presidium
1965 "A Charlie Brown Christmas," premieres on December - 09.
1966 On this day in history yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79
1967 On December - 09 jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace
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 On this day in history doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford
1970 Artem Mikoyan, Russian aircraft designer (MIG), dies at 65 on December - 09.
1971 Lewis F Powell Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on December - 09.
1971 On this day in history ralph J Bunche, UN delegate/Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67 in NYC
1974 On December - 09 johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail
1974 On December - 09 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 this day in history william A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79
1976 On this day in history nino Martini, actor (Here's to Romance), dies at 71
1977 Clarice Lispector, writer, dies on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus
1979 Fulton J Sheen, archbishop/religious broadcaster, dies in NYC at 84 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history 61øF in Boston at 1 AM
1981 On December - 09 porn star John Holmes charged with Laurel Canyon murders
1981 Tonny Til, rocker, dies at 56 on December - 09.
1982 On this day in history mary-Beth and William Hurt divorce
1982 On December - 09 fritz Usinger, German writer (Song against Death), dies at 87
1983 Attorney General Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it" on December - 09.
1983 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history 6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends
1985 On December - 09 phoenix Arizona, gets 3" of snow