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December 9 - Today in History
By Staff
Dec 9, 2014 - 12:00:00 AM

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0536 - Byzantines Libya occupies Rome on Ostrogoten
0656 - Battle of Kameel: Kalief Al ibn Abu Talib beats rebellion
1165 - Malcom IV, king of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24
1212 - Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king
1315 - Swiss Woudsteden renews Eternal Covenant (Oath Society)
1425 - Pope Martinus V forms University of Leuven
1437 - Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70
1565 - Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66
1570 - Geuzen under Herman de Ruyter occupies Loevestein
1625 - Netherlands & England sign military treaty
1640 - Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Massachusetts colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin
1658 - Dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India
1669 - Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Ital Pope (1667-69), dies
1688 - King James II's wife & son flee England for France
1706 - Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58
1738 - Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia
1747 - England & Netherlands sign military treaty
1762 - British parliament accept Treaty of Paris
1783 - First execution at English Newgate jail
1793 - Noah Webster establishes New York's 1st daily newspaper, American Minerva
1805 - Comet 3D/1805 V1 (Biela) approaches within 0.0366 astronomical units (AUs) of Earth
1819 - Ann C Coleman, fiancee of President Buchanan, commits suicide
1824 - Battle of Ayacucho (Candorcangui), Peru defeats Spain
1851 - First Young Men's Christian Association in North America (Montr�al)
1854 - Lord Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade" published
1861 - Battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)
1868 - First British government of Gladstone forms
1869 - Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia
1878 - Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500
1883 - New Brunswick adopts Eastern Standard Time (until 1902)
1884 - Levant Richardson patents ball-bearing skate
1889 - President Harrison visits opening of Chicago Auditorium
1894 - Roman Catholics win Parliamentary election in Belgium
1900 - Dutch President Paul Kruger & Queen Wilhelmina have a triumphant procession
1902 - American League announces purchase of grounds for a stadium in New York
1903 - Norwegian parliament vote unanimiously for female suffrage
1905 - French Assembly National votes for separation of church & state
1906 - New York American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo
1907 - First Christmas Seals sold (Wilmington DE post office)
1907 - Gustav Mahler departs Vienna
1909 - First US monoplane flown (Henry W Walden, Long Island NY)
1910 - French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir
1913 - John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League
1913 - Heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
1917 - British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem
1918 - French troops occupies Mainz
1922 - Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish President
1924 - Dutch & Hungary trade treaty signed
1924 - Michael Hainisch re-elected Austrian President
1925 - Pro football a hit in NYC; Grange & Bears beat Giants before 73,000
1925 - American League extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000
1926 - USGA legalizes steel shaft golf clubs
1931 - Spain becomes a republic
1931 - Baseball cuts squad from 25 to 23 players & National League continues to prohibit uniform numbers
1931 - Japanese army attacks Chinese province of Jehol
1933 - 21st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Sarnia Imperials, 4-3
1933 - Romania disallows fascist Iron Guard
1934 - New York Giants defeat Chicago Bears 30-13 for NFL championship
1936 - American League OKs night baseball for St Louis
1939 - 27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7
1939 - Russian air raid on Helsinki
1940 - Illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius
1940 - British assault on Banghazi Libya
1940 - British troops first major offensive in North Africa (Libya) during WWII
1941 - First US WWII bombing mission in the Far East, Luzon, Philippines
1941 - 300 Montgomery, San Francisco opens as new Bank of America HQ
1941 - China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy
1941 - Citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester"
1941 - 7th Heisman Trophy Award: Bruce Smith, Minnesota (HB)
1941 - Hitler orders US ships torpedoed
1948 - UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide
1949 - NFL merges Cleveland Browns, San Francisco '49ers & Baltimore Colts from AAFC
1949 - Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty
1951 - Voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-W�rttemberg, West Germany
1953 - General Electric announces all Communist employees will be fired
1953 - Montr�al Canadiens (106) & Toronto Maple Leafs (98) get 204 penalty minutes
1954 - Dmitri Shostakovich appointed honored guest of Swedish Royal Music Academy
1957 - First Japanese ambassador to Israel
1958 - Robert H W Welch Jr & 11 other men meet in Indianapolis to form the anti-Communist John Birch Society
1961 - SS Colonel Adolf Eichmann found guilty of war crimes in Israel
1961 - Tanganyika gains independence from Britain takes name Tanzania
1961 - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores 67 points vs New York
1962 - Tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth
1963 - Frank Sinatra Jr is kidnapped
1963 - Zanzibar gains independence from Britain
1965 - Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as President of Presidium
1965 - "A Charlie Brown Christmas" premieres
1965 - Frank Robinson is traded from Cincinnati to the Orioles
1967 - Jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace
1967 - Lyndon Johnson's daughter Lynda marries in the White House
1967 - Nicolae Ceausescu becomes President (dictator) of Romania
1968 - Doug Engelbart demonstrates first computer mouse at Stanford
1970 - Dutch Antilles: Government of Petronia falls
1971 - Lewis F Powell Jr appointed to the Supreme Court
1973 - Bruno Sammartino beats Stan Stasiak in New York, to become WWF champion
1973 - St Louis Cardinal Jim Bakken kicks 6 field goals vs Atlanta Falcons
1973 - Sunningdale Agreement in Northern Ireland
1974 - Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail
1974 - Jack Brisco beats Giant Baba in Tokyo, to become NWA wrestling champion
1975 - President Gerald Ford signs $2.3 Billion loan-authorization for NYC
1975 - Jelena Bonner receives Andrei Sacharov's Nobel Prize
1978 - First game of the Women's Pro Basketball League (WBL), Chicago Hustle vs Milwaukee Does
1978 - Pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus
1979 - Murle Breer/Dave Eichelberger win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1981 - Porn star John Holmes charged with Laurel Canyon murders
1982 - Mary-Beth & William Hurt divorce
1983 - Attorney General Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it"
1983 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 - 6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends
1984 - 59th Australian Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Sukova (67 61 63)
1984 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 - Iranian commandos end capture of Kuwaiti plane
1984 - Los Angeles Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,003 yards
1984 - Vicki Alvarez/Mike McDonald win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1985 - 74th Australian Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Mats Wilander (64 63 63)
1985 - Jerry Rice begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions
1987 - Larry Bird, ends streak of 59 consecutive free throws
1987 - Palestine uprising begin in Israeli-occupied West Bank
1988 - Roy Orbison, rocker (Pretty Woman), dies of a heart attack at 52
1988 - New York Yankees sign 12-year television contract with Madison Square Garden for $500 million
1990 - Lech Walesa wins presidential election in Poland
1990 - NFL New York Giant Otis Anderson becomes 8th to rush for 10,000th yard
1990 - Betsy King wins Itoman LPGA World Match Play Golf Championship
1990 - Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3k ladies (4 10.80)
1990 - Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14
1991 - 2nd Billboard Music Awards
1992 - Prince Charles & Princess Diana separation announced by British PM, John Major
1992 - 3rd Billboard Music Awards
1992 - Cincinnati Red owner Marge Schott apologizes for racist remarks
1992 - New Jersey Devils organization announces that it will change its colors to black, red, & white for the 1992-93 season
1992 - Operation Restore Hope - US Marines land in Somalia
1993 - Ivory Coast Premier Ouattara resigns
1994 - Kim II Sung, President of North Korea (1945-94), dies at 82
1994 - 5 meter meteor 1994 XM1 passes within 100,000 km of Earth
1994 - Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after masturbation comments
1995 - Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan (aviator), dies
1995 - 61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB)


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