Historical Events In December - 09
Monday, 03 August 2020
1910 French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)
1911 Broderick Crawford, Phila, actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol) on this day in history.
1912 On December - 09 fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12]
1913 On December - 09 heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
1914 Frances Reid, American actress on December - 09.
1915 On December - 09 colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)
1916 Canadian Pacific inaugurates the 5-mile Connaught Tunnel which eliminated the old route over Rogers Pass and shortened the line through the Selkirk Mountains by 4 1/2 miles on December - 09.
1916 On December - 09 the birth of Kirk Douglas, American actor
1916 Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog) on December - 09.
1916 P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1917 British forces capture Jerusalem on December - 09.
1917 On December - 09 british forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem
1918 On this day in history french troops occupies Mainz
1918 On this day in history jerome Beatty Jr., American author
1919 On this day in history william Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1920 On this day in history carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic
1922 On this day in history gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president
1922 On December - 09 redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show)
1924 Dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed on this day in history.
1924 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70 on December - 09.
1925 On December - 09 aL extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000
1925 On this day in history dina Merrill, NYC, actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8)
1925 Eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81 on December - 09.
1926 USGA leagalizes steel shaft golf clubs on this day in history.
1927 Pierre Henry, composer on this day in history.
1928 Dick Van Patten, Queens NY, actor (Tom Bradford-8 is Enough) on December - 09.
1929 On December - 09 bob Hawke, cricketer (no relation to Lord 12th man for Oxford U 1954)
1929 Willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v S Africa 1899), dies on December - 09.
1930 On this day in history buck Henry, NYC, screenwriter/comedian (SNL, Get Smart)
1930 On December - 09 jim Slight, cricketer (represented Australia at Oval 1880), dies
1931 Spain becomes a republic on December - 09.
1931 Benn W Levy's "Springtime for Henry," premieres in NYC on December - 09.
1931 William Reynolds, American actor on December - 09.