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 This day in History - December 9
354 Historic Events for December 9
1907

Noel Walton Bott, engineer

Birth
1909

1st US monoplane flown (Henry W Walden, Long Island, NY)

Event
1909

Douglas Fairbanks Jr, NYC, actor (Ghost Story)

Birth
1910

Dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)

Birth
1910

Stephen Jurika Jr, US pilot/capt (WW II, Santa Cruz, Navy Cross)

Birth
1910

French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir

Event
1911

Broderick Crawford, Phila, actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol)

Birth
1911

[William] Broderick Crawford, Phila, actor (Hunter, Liar's Moon)

Birth
1912

Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12]

Birth
1912

Thomas P "Tip" O'Neill, (Rep-D-Mass 1977-86)/Speaker of the House

Birth
1913

John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League

Event
1913

Heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris

Event
1915

Herbert Huncke, writer

Birth
1915

Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)

Birth
1915

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Jarotschin Germ, soprano (Der Rosenkavalier)

Birth
1916

P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73

Death
1916

Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)

Birth
1917

British forces under General Allenby capture Jerusalem

Event
1918

Kirk Douglas, [Issur Demsky], actor (Gunfight at OK Corral)

Birth
1918

French troops occupies Mainz

Event
1922

Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president

Event
1922

Redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford and Son, Redd Foxx Show)

Birth
1924

Michael Hainisch re-elected Austrian president

Event
1924

Dutch and Hungary trade treaty signed

Event
1924

Bernard Zweers, Dutch composer (Gisbertus of Aemstel), dies at 70

Death