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Famous Events For December 9

Famous Events For December 9 – Today In History

What Happened on December 9 in World History?

Early Centuries – December 9 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. December 9, 0536 – Army chief of Byzantine, Belisarius arrives in Rome while Ostrogothic defense forces vacate the town without any protests returning the capital to its kingdom
2. December 9, 0656 – Kalief Al ibn Abu Talib crushes the insurgence during the battle of Kameel
3. December 9, 1212 – Frederick II ascends the throne as King of Germany in Mainz
4. December 9, 1315 – renewal of Eternal Covenant (Oath Society) by the Swiss Wudsteden
5. December 9, 1425 – Establishment of the University of Leuven by Pope Martinus V
6. December 9, 1570 – The association of protestants Dutch nobles under the leadership of Herman de Ruyter seized Loevestein

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7. December 9, 1625 – a military pact between the Netherlands and England agreed upon
8. December 9, 1640 – Settler Hugh Bewitt proclaims himself clear of the original sin and gets evacuated from Mass colony
9. December 9, 1658 – Dutch forces seize Quilon (Coilan), harbor city of India
10. December 9, 1688 – the wife and son of King James II exiled to France from England

18th Century – What Happened on December 9 – The 1700s

11. December 9, 1724 – the first show of “Caesar in Egypt” by Colley Cibber in London
12. December 9, 1738 – Jews are deported from Breslau Silesia
13. December 9, 1747 – defense agreement between Great Britain and the Netherlands on military ties
14. December 9, 1962 – ratification of the Treaty of Paris by the British parliament
15. December 9, 1783 – first death sentence performed at Newgate Prison in London, moved from Tyburn. Newgate now houses the Central Criminal Court aka the Old Bailey. Tyburn is now the site of Marble Arch.
16. December 9, 1793 – commencement of the New York’s first daily, the “American Minerva” by Noah Webster

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19th Century – December 9 This Day That Year – The 1800s

17. December 9, 1805 – Comet 3D/1805 V1 (Biela) comes close to Earth within the 0.0366 AUs
18. December 9, 1824 – Peru vanquishes Spain at the Battle of Ayacucho (Candorcangui)
19. December 9, 1842 – first performance of the play “Russlan and Ludmilla” by Mikhail Glinka in Petersburg
20. December 9, 1851 – the founding of the Young Men’s Christian Association in North America in Montreal
21. December 9, 1854 – publication of the poem, “Charge of the Light Brigade” by Alfred Tennyson in “The Examiner”
22. December 9, 1856 – British army captures the Iranian city of Bushehr
23. December 9, 1861 – The War of Bird Creek was fought during the American Civil War for control of Indian Territory
24. December 9, 1861 – The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War is created by the US Congress during the American Civil War
25. December 9, 1868 – Gladstone was sworn in as the Prime Minister of the British Government
26. December 9, 1868 – setting up of traffic lights for the first time outside the Palace of Westminster in London. They look like railway signals and use visual signaling, red and green gas lights at night
27. December 9, 1869 – establishment of Noble Order of Knights of Labor in Philadelphia
28. December 9, 1878 – purchase of St Louis Dispatch by Joseph Pulitzer for $2,500
29. December 9, 1883 – New Brunswick implement the Eastern Standard Time (until 1902)
30. December 9, 1894 – copyright is given to Levant Richardson for inventing ball-bearing skate
31. December 9, 1889 – Bestowing by Benjamin Harrison, US President, of the Chicago Auditorium, conceived by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler. It was then the biggest building in the US

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32. December 9, 1894 – Roman Catholics were elected to the Parliament in Belgium
33. December 9, 1897 – La Fronde, a feminist daily was established by the campaigner Marguerite Durand in Paris
34. December 9, 1899 – The Boers who attacked Ladysmith to capture King’s Post and Caesar’s Camp were forced back

20th Century – Important Events On This Day December 9 – The 1900s

35. December 9, 1900 – President Paul Kruger and Queen Wilhelmina have a victorious parade in the Netherlands
36. December 9, 1902 – acquiring the land in NY for the construction of a stadium was announced by AL
37. December 9, 1903 – The right to vote by women was adopted in the Norwegian parliament without any opposing
38. December 9, 1905 – Bifurcation of state and church was passed by the French Assembly National
39. December 9, 1905 – the first show of “Salome” by Richard Strauss in Dresden
40. December 9, 1906 – it was reported by the NY American that the US Senate Commission on Congo accepted kickback from Belgian King Leopold II
41. December 9, 1907 – sale of the First Christmas Seals (Wilmington, Delaware, post office)
42. December 9, 1907 – Gustav Mahler leaves Vienna
43. December 9, 1908 – A liberal law on the number of hours of work by young workers, both men, and women was approved by The German Reichstag

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44. December 9, 1909 – first flight of an aircraft with a single pair of wings (monoplane) in the US (Henry W Walden, Long Island, NY)
45. December 9, 1910 – Capture of Morrocan harbor city Agadir by the French Army
46. December 9, 1913 – There was no decision in the Heavyweight competition between Jack Johnson and Jim Johnson in Paris
47. December 9, 1913 – appointment of John K Tener as president of baseball National League
48. December 9, 1917 – Jerusalem surrendered to the British army under the command of General Allenby
49. December 9, 1918 – seize of Mainz by the French army
50. December 9, 1922 – selection of Gabriel Narutowicz as president of Poland
51. December 9, 1922 – Margaret Molesworth beats Australian Esna Boyd, 6-3, 10-8 at the 1st Australasian Championship Women’s Tennis, Sydney. This was the inaugural title for Margaret Molesworth
52. December 9, 1922 – James Anderson achieves the 1st of the 3 Australasian competition defeating fellow Australian Gerald Patterson, 6-0, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3,6-2 at the Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Sydney
53. December 9, 1924 – business agreement between the Netherlands and Hungary
54. December 9, 1924 – Michael Hainisch selected as President of Austria for the 2nd term
55. December 9, 1925 – The contract agreement of Ban Johnson was extended to 1935 with an upward revision of remuneration to $40,000
56. December 9, 1925 – Grange & Bears defeat Giants before a mob of 73,000 fans, and professional soccer was a huge success
57. December 9, 1926 – use of steel shaft for golf clubs authorized by USGA
58. December 9, 1931 – the first show of “Springtime for Henry” by Benn W Levy in NYC
59. December 9, 1931 – Japanese defense assaults Jehol, a Chinese province
60. December 9, 1931 – Spain becomes a democratic nation

61. December 9, 1931 – The number of players in a baseball team was reduced to 23 from 25 while the NL does not favor unvarying numbers
62. December 9, 1933 -Toronto Argonauts win by a small margin against Sarnia Imperials, 4-3 winning their 3rd Championship
63. December 9, 1934 – New York Giants triumphs over Chicago Bears, 30-13 at the National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC
64. December 9, 1935 – The underworld gang kills Walter Liggett American News Paper editor and troublemaker
65. December 9, 1935 – Jay Berwanger, Chicago (HB) won the 1st Heisman Trophy Award
66. December 9, 1936 – AL approves night baseball for St Louis
67. December 9, 1936 – In a cricket match between Australia and England, Bradman scores a duck and Australia were all out for 58
68. December 9, 1938 – Chicago Cardinals select Ki Aldrich from TCU from the 1939 NFL Draft
69. December 9, 1939 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers triumph over Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7 to achieve the 2nd CFL Grey Cup title, Landsdowne Park, Ottawa
70. December 9, 1939 – Russia assaults Helsinki by air
71. December 9, 1939 – Chicago Cardinals chose George Cafego from the University of Tennessee for the 1940 NFL Draft
72. December 9, 1940 – The friendly nations attack Benghazi, Libya, the first important military operation in North Africa
73. December 9, 1940 – unauthorized Jews staying in Haifa are extradited to Mauritius
74. December 9, 1940 – South Australia scored 47 against New South Wales; O’Reilly claimed 5/11
75. December 9, 1941 – Strategic bombing operation by the US during WWII in Far East, Luzon, Philippines
76. December 9, 1941 – Bank of America HQ at 300 Montgomery, San Francisco founded
77. December 9, 1941 – Bruce Smith, Minnesota (HB) wins the 7thbHeisman Trophy Award
78. December 9, 1941 – War declaration by China against Japan, Germany and Italy
79. December 9, 1941 – the news about hostile planes reported near Westchester by Citizen Register

80. December 9, 1941 – US ships were ordered to be destroyed by Adolf Hitler
81. December 9, 1948 – “Convention on Genocide” approved by UN General Assembly without any opposition
82. December 9, 1949 – The lower house of the Dutch parliament recognizes Indonesian authority
83. December 9, 1949 – an amalgamation of Cleveland Browns, SF ‘49ers, and Balt Colt by NFL to form AAFC
84. December 9, 1951 – a referendum in West Germany agreed to the amalgamation 3 states to form Baden-Wurttemberg
85. December 9, 1953 – General Electric announces that all employees belonging to the Communist group will be dismissed
86. December 9, 1953 – Montreal Canadians get 106 penalty minutes and Toronto Maple Leaf get 98 penalty minutes in all 204 penalty minutes
87. December 9, 1954 – appointment of Dmitri Shostakovich as a guest of honor of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music
88. December 9, 1957 – Israel gets its first Japanese emissary
89. December 9, 1958 – establishment of anti-Communist John Birch Society by Robert H.W Welch Jr and 11 other men at a meeting in Indianapolis
90. December 9, 1960 – premiere of “Coronation Street” on British ITV
91. December 9, 1961 – concluding show of “From the Second City” at Royale Theater, NYC after 68 shows
92. December 9, 1961 – concluding show of “Let It Ride” at Eugene O’Neill Theater NYC after 68
93. December 9, 1961 – Tanganyika changed its name to Tanzania on its gaining freedom from Britain
94. December 9, 1962 – concluding show of “I Can Get it For You Wholesale” on Broadway
95. December 9, 1962 – Republic status for Tanganyika within the British Commonwealth
96. December 9, 1964 – Quartet records their best work “A Love Supreme”, by John Coltrane, at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
97. December 9, 1965 – debut of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
98. December 9, 1965 – Cincinnati releases Frank Robinson to Orioles

99. December 9, 1965 – Nikolai Podgorny becomes president of the Soviet Praesidium succeeding Anastas Mikoyan
100. December 9, 1967 – while performing the program on stage, rock star Jim Morrison was taken into custody for spoiling the peaceful atmosphere in the New Haven Arena, Connecticut and he was the first star to be detained during the presentation
101. December 9, 1967 – Nicolae Ceausescu assumes charge as President of Romania (overthrown in 1989)
102. December 9, 1968 – TV Transmission channel 12 starts airing in Merriman, NB on PBS
103. December 9, 1968 –first public illustration of NLS (a system for which hypertext and the computer mouse were developed) in San Francisco
104. December 9, 1968 – The appeal by the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland on television for reasonable view later known as the “Ulster Stands at the Crossroads” speech
105. December 9, 1968 – appeal by The Derry Citizen’s Action Committee (DCAC) to stop all demonstrations and strikes for one month
106. December 9, 1970 – Prime Minister of the Dutch group of Islands, Petronia, resigns
107. December 9, 1970 – The meeting of OPEC at Caracas fixes the minimum tax rate at 55 percent and stresses that the displayed prices be altered to show the changes in foreign exchange rates
108. December 9, 1971 – appointment of Lewis F. Powell Jr as Justice of the US Supreme Court
109. December 9, 1973 – premiere of “Pajama Game” at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC and makes 65 presentations
110. December 9, 1973 – Jim Bakken of St Louis Cardinal achieves 6 goals against Atlanta Falcons
111. December 9, 1973 – The power-sharing Agreement was signed in Sunningdale, Northern Ireland
112. December 9, 1973 – A 5% production cut for non-friendly nations for January was declared by Arab oil ministers
113. December 9, 1974 – The stock market index for Dow Jones touches 570.01
114. December 9, 1974 – Jack Brisco achieves the NWA wrestling championship by defeating Giant Baba in Tokyo
115. December 9, 1974 – release of Johnson Grigsby from prison in Indiana after 66 years in prison

116. December 9, 1975 – Jelena Bonner receives the Nobel Prize on behalf of Andrei Sakharov, a Nuclear Scientist, who was awarded the Nobel prize
117. December 9, 1975 – a loan of $2.3 Bn was sanctioned by US President Gerald Ford for NYC
118. December 9, 1975 – BP, CFP, and Shell shares of Basrah Petroleum Company were taken over by Iraq and brought under state control
119. December 9, 1978 – 5 instruments to examine the atmosphere were dropped by Pioneer Venus 2 into the environment of Venus
December 9, 1978 – The play of Chicago Hustle Vs Milwaukee Does was the maiden game of the Women’s Professional Basketball League
120. December 9, 1980 – Boston records 61 deg Foreignheat at 1 AM
121. December 9, 1981 – Porn star John Holmes accused of killing Laurel Canyon
122. December 9, 1982 – The length of the fights for Boxing championships was reduced from 15 to 12 rounds by the World Boxing Council and permits the umpires to decide 8 rounds for fighters in difficulty
123. December 9, 1983 – Edwin Meese, Counselor to Ronald Regan makes it a point to say that people prefer soup kitchens because food is given free of cost and that is easier than paying for it.
124. December 9, 1983 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site
125. December 9, 1984 – Atomic test by Great Britain at Nevada Test Site
126. December 9, 1984 – The hijacking drama of a Kuwaiti plane ended with Iran
127. December 9, 1984 – Ram Eric Dickerson of Los Angeles achieves 215 yards rushing en route to scoring the best of 2105 yards for the season
128. December 9, 1984 – Sweden’s Mats Wilander defeats Kevin Curren of South Africa, 6-7,6-4,7-6,6-2 to achieve his 2nd successive Australian Open Men’s Tennis Championship
129. December 9, 1985 – NFL Legend, Jerry Rice achieves 100 plus successive plays with a reception
130. December 9, 1985 – a record of 3” snowfall in Phoenix, Arizona
131. December 9, 1987 – Larry Bird breaks a streak of 59 successive free throws
132. December 9, 1987 – Palestine rebellion commenced in Israeli-controlled West Bank
133. December 9, 1988 – agreement for a 12-year television term between NY Yankees and MSG for $500 Million
134. December 9, 1988 – The Michel Hughes Bridge in Sligo, Ireland thrown open to the public formally
135. December 9, 1988 – the first show of a film based on true events on crime, “Mississippi Burning”
136. December 9, 1989 – premiere of “Les Misérables” at Princess Theatre, Melbourne
137. December 9, 1990 – Gunda Niemann achieved the world’s best in ladies skating of 3k meters in 4:10.80
138. December 9, 1990 – Houston Oilers and Cleveland Browns score 58 and 14 respectively
139. December 9, 1990 – Lech Walesa voted to power as president of Poland
140. December 9, 1990 – NY Giant Otis Anderson achieved the 10,000th yard run in an NFL game and was the 8th to achieve this distinction

141. December 9, 1990 – The film “Coming to America” gets the 23rd NAACP Image Awards as Outstanding Motion Picture
142. December 9, 1991 – 2nd Billboard Music Award to Michael Jackson & Whitney Houston
143. December 9, 1992 – Ropin’ The Wind, an album by Garth Brooks achieved the 3rd Billboard Music Award
144. December 9, 1992 – The proprietor of Cincinnati Reds Marge Schott regrets making racist comments
145. December 9, 1992 – US Naval Infantry arrive in Somalia as a part of “Operation Restore Hope”
146. December 9, 1992 – Sri Lanka defeated New Zealand by 9 wickets, their Test Cricket victory
147. December 9, 1992 – The NJ Devils choose black, red, and white for the 1992-93 session
148. December 9, 1993 – premiere of “My Fair Lady” at Virginia Theater NYC to give 165 presentations
149. December 9, 1993 – Prime Minister Ouattara of Ivory Coast steps down
150. December 9, 1994 – a shooting star, 2994 XM1, measuring 5 m moves within 100,000 km from the earth
151. December 9, 1994 – Joycelyn Elders, US Surgeon General forced to resign for her remarks about masturbation
152. December 9, 1995 – Eddie George, Ohio State (RB) won the 61st Heisman Trophy Award
153. December 9, 1997 – the first show of the film, “Tomorrow Never Dies” the 18th James Bond movie featuring Pierce Brosnan and Michelle Yeoh in London

21st Century – December 9 This Day In History – The 2000s

154. December 9, 2000 – Ledley King, defender, of Tottenham achieves a goal in English Primer League history after 9.82 seconds. The match ended in a draw both teams scoring equal goals (3 each) at Bradford City
155. December 9, 2002 – the first show of the movie “Star Trek: Nemesis”, guided by Stuart Baird and featuring Patrick Steward and Jonathan Frakes
156. December 9, 2003 – six people lost their lives and many more were injured when there was an explosion in the middle of Moscow
157. December 9, 2004 – Actress Mary-Kate Olsen promises to give lawful maternity holidays to women garment workers in her company in Bangladesh
158. December 9, 2005 – A movie entitled “Brokeback Mountain” guided by Ang Lee, featuring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal produced on the theme of the story by Annie Proulx circulated
159. December 9, 2006 – 45 women were killed when a fire broke out in a drug rehabilitation center in Moscow, worse since 1977
160. December 9, 2006 – Troy Smith, Ohio State (QB) was awarded the 72nd Heisman Trophy Award
161. December 9, 2008 – detention of Rod Blagojevich, Governor of Illinois, by the central officials on several charges, one among them was his efforts to sell the US Senate seat caused by the election of President-elect Barack Obama as President
162. December 9, 2012 – in a bus accident that fell into a gorge 100 meters down the cliff, 13 people lost their lives and 10 were wounded in Taiwan
163. December 9, 2012 – in a bus accident in Guatemala, 6 people lost their lives and 41 were wounded when the bus fell 30 meters down valley
164. December 9, 2012 – Election of John Mahama, presently the President of Ghana, in the general election, as President, despite assertions of deception during voting

165. December 9, 2012 – a massive victory for the Social Liberal Union and Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta in the parliamentary voting
166. December 9, 2012 – Juan Manuel Marquez defeats Manny Pacquiao in the 6th round to win the WBO light welterweight championship
167. December 9, 2013 – Chicago Bears retire the #89 jersey of Mike Ditka
168. December 9, 2014 – publication of a report on the CIA’s torment of the convicts during 2001 – 2006
169. December 9, 2015 – The Taliban group kills 37 people when they attacked the Kandahar airport before the Afghan army took control
170. December 9, 2015 – A book by Paula Hawkins, “Girl on a Train” was declared the best-selling book of the year by Amazon
171. December 9, 2015 – Time Magazine’s Person of the Year was German Chancellor Angela Merkel for his efficient management of debt and immigrant emergency
172. December 9, 2016 – impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye by the South Korean MPs
173. December 9, 2016 – The leader of the opposition party New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo, was elected as President of Ghana
174. December 9, 2017 – Declaration of triumph by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over the Islamic State in Iraq which had captured the territory of Iraq for over 3 years
175. December 9, 2017 – millions took part in the cremation of French rock star Johnny Hallyday in Paris
176. December 9, 2017 – first show of the movie, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” guided by Rian Johnson, featuring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver in Los Angeles
177. December 9, 2018 – River Plate defeats Boa Juniors, 3-1 in the additional time given; a remarkable strike by Juan Quintero during extra time aids River to a record victory over Boca
178. December 9, 2018 – millions demonstrate in Delhi, India demanding the construction of a Hindi temple on the controversial spiritual site in Ayodhya
179. December 9, 2018 – three people were killed, millions suffered without power, and over 1,000 flights were canceled when a severe winter cyclone struck the south of us
180. December 9, 2018 – The incumbent acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia won the sudden voting securing 70.4% of the vote
181. December 9, 2018 – Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, Quarterback, achieves many touchdowns NFL record and surpasses the score Peyton Manning: scores 582 with 3 Touchdowns during the defeat of by Miami Dolphins, 34-33: This achievement is inclusive of TDs regular and post-season

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