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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1392  On this day in history birth of peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)  

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

1561  Edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony was born on this day in history.  

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  Martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice) (d. 1639) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history malcom IV, king of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24  

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

1437  On December - 09 sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70  

1544  On December - 09 death of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491)  

1565  Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66 on December - 09.  

1603  Death of William Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559) on December - 09.  

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

1636  On December - 09 giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90  

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