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20 events for 9 December:

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    459 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of December 1565

    224th Pope Pius IV dies of unknown causes at the age of 66 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    416 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of December 1608

    Poet, polemicist, man of letters and civil servant John Milton known for Paradise Lost is born in Bread Street, London, Cheapside, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    383 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of December 1641

    Baroque painter Anthony van Dyck dies of unknown causes at the age of 42 in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    355 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of December 1669

    238th Pope Clemens IX dies of a broken heart at the age of 69 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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    182 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of December 1842

    Activist, revolutionary, scientist, geographer and philosopher Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin aka The Anarchist Prince is born in Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of December 1915

    Criminologist Hans Gustav Adolf Gross dies of unknown causes at the age of 68 in Graz, Steiermark, Austria.


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    106 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of December 1918

    Actor Kirk Douglas is born as Issur Danielovitch in Amsterdam, New York, United States.


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    97 Years Ago Today Il-y-avait une Messe Pour le Temps Présent

    Friday 9th of December 1927

    Composer and electronic music pioneer Pierre Henry is born in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    95 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of December 1929

    Actor and film director John Nicholas Cassavetes is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of December 1941

    Actor Beau Lloyd Vernet Bridges is born in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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    68 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 9th of December 1956

    Religious extremist and mass murderer Baruch Kopel Goldstein known for the Cave of the Patriarchs Massacre is born in New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today He Was a Puppy of Love

    Monday 9th of December 1957

    Teen idol Donny Donald Clark Osmond known for his hit song ‘Puppy Love’ is born in Ogden, Utah, United States.


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    67 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of December 1957

    Victim of John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown John Alan Szyc is born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


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    47 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of December 1977

    19-year-old David Talsma is strangled by serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka The Killer Clown in 8213 West Summerdale Avenue, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of December 1983

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 27th concert in Cirque Divers, 13, Rue Roture, Liège, Liège, Belgium.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Friday 9th of December 1983

    32-year-old Serial killer Gerald Eugene Stano aka Blind Fury is sentenced to death for one murder in Brevard County Courthouse, 506 South Palm Avenue, Titusville, Florida, United States.

    It was Stano's third death penalty.


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    28 Years Ago Today

    Monday 9th of December 1996

    Thirteenth bomb attack by 47-year-old Xenophobic serial bomber Franz Fuchs in Graz, Steiermark, Austria.


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    27 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 9th of December 1997

    Serial killer Michael Lee Lockhart is executed by lethal injection at the age of 37 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Lockhart's last words were "a lot of people view what is happening here as evil, but I want you to know that I found love and compassion here. The people who work here, I thank them for the kindness they have shown me and I deeply appreciate all that has been done for me by the people who work here."


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of December 1999

    Triple murderer James Lee Beathard is executed by lethal injection at the age of 42 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Beathard's last meal request was for fried catfish, fried chicken, french fries, onion rings, green salad, fresh carrots, and Coke.


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    3 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 9th of December 2021

    Film director Lina Wertmüller dies of natural causes at the age of 95 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.



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