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 This day in History - December 9
354 Historic Events for December 9
1934

Judi Dench, York England, actress (Henry V, Wetherby)

Birth
1934

Al Kaline, Baltimore Md, baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers)

Birth
1934

Alan Ridout, composer

Birth
1934

Milton Gray Campbell, Plainfield NJ, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1934

[Amos] Junior Wells, Memphis Tn, blues singer (In My Younger Days)

Birth
1934

NY Giants defeat Chicago Bears 30-13 for NFL championship

Event
1935

Dominico Tromp, Aruba, stage leader

Birth
1936

Australia all out 58 v Eng Bradman out for a duck

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1936

AL OKs night baseball for St Louis

Event
1938

William Thomas McKinley, composer

Birth
1938

Elizabeth H "Rina" Venter, South African minister of Health care

Birth
1938

David Houston, rocker

Birth
1938

[David] Deacon Jones, NFL defensive end (LA, SD, Washington)

Birth
1939

Russian air raid on Helsinki

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1939

27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7

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1940

Illeagal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius

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1940

Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle

Death
1940

British assault on Banghazi Libya

Event
1940

South Australia all out for 47 v NSW, O'Reilly 5-11

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1940

Sammy Strain, US singer (Imperials-Hurt So Bad)

Birth
1940

British troops 1st major offensive in No Africa (Libya) during WW II

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1941

Dan Hicks, rocker

Birth
1941

Leonard "Leo" Polak, Dutch philosopher, dies in Sachsenhausen at 61

Death
1941

Beau Bridges, LA Calif, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer)

Birth
1941

Hitler orders US ships torpedoed

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