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 This day in History - December 9
354 Historic Events for December 9
1992

3rd Billboard Music Awards

Event
1992

Cin Red owner Marge Schott apologizes for racist remarks

Event
1992

Operation Restore Hope - US Marines land in Somalia

Event
1993

Ivory Coast Premier Ouattara resigns

Event
1993

"My Fair Lady" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 165 performances

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1993

Danny Blanchflower, North Ireland soccer/union coach, dies at 67

Death
1993

Muhammad Reza Golpayegani, ayatollah of Iran, dies

Death
1994

Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85

Death
1994

Maureen Cox Starkey, ex-wife of Ringo, dies of Leukemia at 48

Death
1994

Kim II Sung, pres of North Korea (1945-94), dies at 82

Death
1994

Garnet Silk, Jamaican raggae-singer, dies at 28

Death
1994

Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after masturbation comments

Event
1994

5m meteor 1994 XM1 passes within 100,000 km of Earth

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1995

61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB)

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1995

Vivian Blaine, actress (Guys and Dolls), dies of heart failure at 74

Death
1995

Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician, dies at 40

Death
1995

Toni Cade Bambara, filmmaker, dies at 56

Death
1995

Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic, dies at 75

Death
1995

Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan (aviator), dies

Death
1995

Benny Lee, entertainer, dies at 84

Death
1996

Raphael Samuel, historian, dies at 32

Death
1996

Mary Douglas Nichol Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 83

Death
1996

Ivor Roberts-Jones, sculptor, dies at 83

Death
1996

Faron Young, country singer, commits suicide at 64

Death
1996

Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist, dies at 84

Death