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Historical Events In December - 09

Monday, 04 July 2022

1961  Tanganyika gains independence from Britain takes name Tanzania on December - 09.  

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 December - 09.  

1963  On this day in history zanzibar gains independence from Britain  

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

1965  On this day in history nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Presidium  

1965  On December - 09 "A Charlie Brown Christmas," premieres  

1966  On this day in history yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer, dies at 79  

1967  Jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace on December - 09.  

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

1967  Nicolea Ceausescu becomes president (dictator) of Romania on December - 09.  

1968  On December - 09 doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford  

1970  On this day in history artem Mikoyan, Russian aircraft designer (MIG), dies at 65  

1971  On December - 09 lewis F Powell Jr appointed to the Supreme Court  

1971  Ralph J Bunche, UN delegate/Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67 in NYC on December - 09.  

1974  On this day in history johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail  

1974  George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies on this day in history.  

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

1975  William A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 December - 09 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 December - 09 61øF in Boston at 1 AM  

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 December - 09 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 December - 09.  

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

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 December - 09 birth of peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)  

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

1561  On this day in history birth of edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony  

1569  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (d. 1639)  

1579  Martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice) (d. 1639) was born on this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history birth of emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange  

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  Sa'di, great Persian poet (Orchard, Rose Garden), dies on this day in history.  

1437  On this day in history sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70  

1544  On this day in history death of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491)  

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

1603  Death of William Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559) on this day in history.  

1625  On December - 09 ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Frisian humanist/historian, dies at 78  

1636  Giovanni B Aleotti, Ital writer/theater architect, dies at about 90 on this day in history.  

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