On This Day: December 09th
This is 344th day of the year and 22 days remain in the year.
The anti-Communist John Birch Society was formed.
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" premiered.
U.S. astronauts completed repair work on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Archaeologist and anthropologist Mary Leakey died in Kenya at age 83.
December 09 BirthdaysJohn Milton
1608–1674, English Poet.
Dame Judi Denchactress
Crown Princess Masakoroyalty
Tom DaschleU.S. senator
Grace Hopperrear admiral; computer scientist
Thomas P O'Neillpolitical leader
Jean de Brunhoffauthor and illustrator
John Cassavetesactor and director
Joel Chandler Harrishumorist