Historical Events In December - 09
Friday, 07 August 2020
1987 Palestine uprising begin in Israeli-occupied West Bank on December - 09.
1990 In Poland, Lech Walesa wins a landslide victory in the Presidential elections on this day in history.
1990 On December - 09 lech Walesa wins presidential election in Poland
1990 On December - 09 mike Mazurski, wrestler/actor (Centerfold Girls), dies at 80
1992 On this day in history prince Charles and Princess Diana separation announced by British PM, John Major
1992 Carl Barger, baseball pres (Pitts Pirates, Fla Marlins), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1993 On December - 09 danny Blanchflower, North Ireland soccer/union coach, dies at 67
1994 On December - 09 garnet Silk, Jamaican raggae-singer, dies at 28
1995 On this day in history benny Lee, entertainer, dies at 84
1996 On December - 09 alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician, dies at 87
1997 On December - 09 natalie Meadowcroft and Dan Meadowcroft are Married in Las Vegas, Nevada. "May their love last forever"
1997 Tamara Geva, dancer, dies at 91 on December - 09.
2005 On this day in history hurricane Epsilon dies in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It becomes the longest-lived December hurricane on record and ties for second-place being the 2nd strongest December hurricane.
2006 A fire at a hospital in Moscow kills 45 people on this day in history.
2012 On December - 09 13 people are killed and 10 are injured after a bus rolls of a cliff and falls 100 meters in Taiwan
2014 CIA Torture Report released, detailing the CIA's use of torture on detainees between 2001-2006 on December - 09.
2017 On December - 09 iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over the Islamic State in Iraq, ending more than 3 years of convict
2017 Funeral for French rock star Johnny Hallyday draws hundreds of thousands onto Paris streets on December - 09.
2017 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill , Carrie Fisher , Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles on December - 09.
2017 The Iraqi military announces that it has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory from "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border on December - 09.
2018 Copa Libertadores Final, Madrid: River Plate beats Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra time (aggregate 5-3); Juan Quintero's stunning extra-time strike helps River come from a goal down to record historic victory over 10-man Boca on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history tens of thousands march on Delhi, India, to demand Hindi temple be built on contentious religious site in Ayodhya
2018 Winter storm hits US south east killing three, leaving hundreds of thousands without power, cancelling over 1,000 flights on this day in history.
2018 On December - 09 armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan wins a snap election with 70.4% of the vote
2018 On this day in history new England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady breaks Peyton Manning's record for most touchdown passes in NFL history; moves to 582 with 3 TD passes during 34-33 defeat by Miami Dolphins; record includes TDs thrown in regular season & post-season
2018 On this day in history green Bay quarterback Aaron Rogers breaks Tom Brady 's NFL record with his 359th straight pass without an interception during Packers 34-20 win over Atlanta Falcons; finishes game with streak intact at 368
2019 On this day in history the World Anti-Doping Agency votes unanimously to ban Russia from international sport for four years for doping offences, meaning it will be excluded from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
2019 A volcano erupts on White Island in New Zealand, killing 19 people and injuring 28 on December - 09.
2019 On December - 09 chilean Air Force C-130 crash: A Chilean military transport aircraft crashes while en route to Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva in Antarctica, killing all 38 people onboard. The crash site was located on December 12.December 10 - Sanna Marin, at the age of 34, becomes the world's youngest serving prime minister after being selected to lead Finland's Social Democratic Party.