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 This day in History - December 9
354 Historic Events for December 9
1941

Citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester"

Event
1941

1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines

Event
1941

300 Montgomery, SF opens as new Bank of America HQ

Event
1941

7th Heisman Trophy Award: Bruce Smith, Minnesota (HB)

Event
1941

China declares war on Japan, Germany and Italy

Event
1942

Dick Butkus, Chicago, NFL hall of fame linebacker (Bears)/sportscaster

Birth
1942

Joe McGinniss, Rye NY, author (Selling of President 1968)

Birth
1943

Rick Danko, Canada, rocker (The Band-Islands, Stage Fright)

Birth
1943

Kenny Vance, rocker

Birth
1944

George Baker, [Hans Bouwens], Dutch vocalist (G B Selection)

Birth
1944

Laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), dies at 28

Death
1945

Michael Nouri, Wash DC, actor (Beacon Hill, Bay City Blues)

Birth
1948

Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)

Birth
1948

Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies

Death
1948

Dennis Dunaway, rocker

Birth
1948

Ron Vawter, Latham NY, actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister)

Birth
1948

UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide

Event
1949

Thomas O Kite Jr, Austin TX, PGA golfer (1978 BC Open, Crosby 1983)

Birth
1949

Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty

Event
1949

NFL merges Cleve Browns, SF '49ers and Balt Colts from AAFC

Event
1950

Joan Armatrading, St Kitts, singer (Back to the Night)

Birth
1951

Voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-Wurttemberg, W Germ

Event
1952

Michael Dorn, actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation)

Birth
1953

General Electric announces all Communist employees will be fired

Event
1953

John Malkovich, Christopher Ill, actor/director (Killing Fields)

Birth