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What Happened on December 9th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 Fifty-five people are killed and more than 100 injured when a truck with 160 migrants from Central America overturned in Chiapas, Mexico.[13][14]
2019 A volcano on Whakaari / White Island, New Zealand, kills 22 people after it erupts.[11]
2017 The Marriage Amendment Bill receives royal assent and comes into effect, making Australia the 26th country to legalize same-sex marriage.
2016 President Park Geun-hye of South Korea is impeached by the country's National Assembly in response to a major political scandal.
2016 At least 57 people are killed and a further 177 injured when two schoolgirl suicide bombers attack a market area in Madagali, Adamawa, Nigeria in the Madagali suicide bombings.
2013 At least seven are dead and 63 are injured following a train accident near Bintaro, Indonesia.
2012 A plane crash in Mexico kills seven people.
2008 Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is arrested by federal officials for crimes including attempting to sell the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.
2003 A blast in the center of Moscow kills six people and wounds several more.
1996 Gwen Jacob is acquitted of committing an indecent act, giving women the right to be topless in Ontario, Canada.
1992 American troops land in Somalia for Operation Restore Hope.
1987 Israeli–Palestinian conflict: The First Intifada begins in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
1979 The eradication of the smallpox virus is certified, making smallpox the first of only two diseases that have been driven to extinction (with rinderpest in 2011 being the other).
1973 British and Irish authorities sign the Sunningdale Agreement in an attempt to establish a power-sharing Northern Ireland Executive and a cross-border Council of Ireland.
1971 Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Air Force executes an airdrop of Indian Army units, bypassing Pakistani defences.
1969 U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rogers proposes his plan for a ceasefire in the War of Attrition; Egypt and Jordan accept it over the objections of the PLO, which leads to civil war in Jordan in September 1970.
1968 Douglas Engelbart gave what became known as "The Mother of All Demos", publicly debuting the computer mouse, hypertext, and the bit-mapped graphical user interface using the oN-Line System (NLS).
1965 Kecksburg UFO incident: A fireball is seen from Michigan to Pennsylvania; with witnesses reporting something crashing in the woods near Pittsburgh.
1961 Tanganyika becomes independent from Britain.
1960 The first episode of Coronation Street, the world's longest-running television soap opera, is broadcast in the United Kingdom.
1956 Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 810, a Canadair North Star, crashes near Hope, British Columbia, Canada, killing all 62 people on board.
1953 Red Scare: General Electric announces that all communist employees will be discharged from the company.
1950 Cold War: Harry Gold is sentenced to 30 years in jail for helping Klaus Fuchs pass information about the Manhattan Project to the Soviet Union. His testimony is later instrumental in the prosecution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
1948 The Genocide Convention is adopted.
1946 The subsequent Nuremberg trials begin with the Doctors' Trial, prosecuting physicians and officers alleged to be involved in Nazi human experimentation and mass murder under the guise of euthanasia.
1946 The Constituent Assembly of India meets for the first time to write the Constitution of India.
1941 World War II: China, Cuba, Guatemala, and the Philippine Commonwealth declare war on Germany and Japan.
1941 World War II: The American 19th Bombardment Group attacks Japanese ships off the coast of Vigan, Luzon.
1940 World War II: Operation Compass: British and Indian troops under the command of Major-General Richard O'Connor attack Italian forces near Sidi Barrani in Egypt.
1937 Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanking: Japanese troops under the command of Lt. Gen. Yasuhiko Asaka launch an assault on the Chinese city of Nanking.
1935 Student protests occur in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, and are subsequently dispersed by government authorities.
1935 Walter Liggett, an American newspaper editor and muckraker, is killed in a gangland murder.
1931 The Constituent Cortes approves a constitution which establishes the Second Spanish Republic.
1922 Gabriel Narutowicz is elected the first president of Poland.
1917 World War I: Field Marshal Allenby captures Jerusalem from the Ottoman Empire.
1911 A mine explosion near Briceville, Tennessee, kills 84 miners despite rescue efforts led by the United States Bureau of Mines.
1905 In France, a law separating church and state is passed.
1872 In Louisiana, P. B. S. Pinchback becomes the first African American governor of a U.S. state following the impeachment of Henry C. Warmoth.
1868 The first traffic lights are installed, outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps.
1861 American Civil War: The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War is established by Congress.
1856 The Iranian city of Bushehr surrenders to occupying British forces.
1851 The first YMCA in North America is established in Montreal.
1835 Texas Revolution: The Texian Army captures San Antonio following the Siege of Béxar.
1824 Patriot forces led by General Antonio José de Sucre defeat a Royalist army in the Battle of Ayacucho, putting an end to the Peruvian War of Independence.
1822 French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel, in a memoir read to the Academy of Sciences, coins the terms linear polarization, circular polarization, and elliptical polarization, and reports a direct refraction experiment verifying his theory that optical rotation is a form of birefringence.
1775 American Revolutionary War: British troops and Loyalists, misinformed about Patriot militia strength, lose the Battle of Great Bridge, ending British rule in Virginia.
1688 Glorious Revolution: Williamite forces defeat Jacobites at Battle of Reading, forcing James II to flee England.
1531 The Virgin of Guadalupe first appears to Juan Diego at Tepeyac, Mexico City.
1432 The first battle between the forces of Švitrigaila and Sigismund Kęstutaitis is fought near the town of Oszmiana (Ashmyany), launching the most active phase of the Lithuanian Civil War.
730 Battle of Marj Ardabil: The Khazars annihilate an Umayyad army and kill its commander, al-Jarrah ibn Abdallah al-Hakami.
536 Gothic War: The Byzantine general Belisarius enters Rome unopposed; the Gothic garrison flees the capital.
Famous People Born on December 9

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Year Name
1971 Petr Nedvěd, Czech-Canadian ice hockey player
1728 Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi, Italian composer (d. 1804)
1982 Bastian Swillims, German sprinter
1971 Geoff Barrow, English drummer, DJ, composer, and producer
1944 Neil Innes, English singer-songwriter (d. 2019)
1779 Tabitha Babbitt, American tool maker and inventor (d. 1853)
1883 Alexander Papagos, Greek general and politician, 152nd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1955)
1934 Junior Wells, American blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player (d. 1998)
1916 Kirk Douglas, American actor, singer, and producer (d. 2020)
1967 Jason Dozzell, English footballer and manager
Famous People Deaths On December 9

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Date Name
1991 Berenice Abbott, American photographer (b. 1898)
1924 Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer and educator (b. 1854)
638 Sergius I of Constantinople
1964 Edith Sitwell, English poet and critic (b. 1887)
2012 Béla Nagy Abodi, Hungarian painter and academic (b. 1918)
1830 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon, botanist, and academic (b. 1757)
1858 Robert Baldwin, Canadian lawyer and politician, 3rd Premier of Canada West (b. 1804)
730 Al-Jarrah ibn Abdallah, Arab general
1963 Daniel O. Fagunwa, Nigerian author and educator (b. 1903)
933 Li Congrong, prince of Later Tang