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Notable Historical Events for December 9th

1985Jerry Rice begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive games with a reception

2013Mike Ditka's #89 jersey is retired by the Chicago Bears

1793Noah Webster establishes NY's 1st daily newspaper, American Minerva

1975US President Gerald Ford signs $2.3 Bn loan-authorization for NYC

198459th Australian Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Sukova (67 61 63)

19923rd Billboard Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Ropin' The Wind win

2005"Brokeback Mountain", starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, is released

1990Betsy King wins Itoman LPGA World Match Play Golf Championship

1967Jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace

1854Alfred Tennyson's poem, "Charge of the Light Brigade," published

December 9th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 9th

1902Margaret Hamilton, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz)

1916Kirk Douglas, [Issur Danielovitch], Amsterdam, New York, American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral)

1929Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

1608John Milton, London, poet/puritan (Paradise Lost), (d. 1674)

December 9th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on December 9th

1883Poet Rabindranath Tagore (22) weds Mrinalini Devi in an arranged marriage

2005"Bourne" actor Matt Damon (35) weds Argentine-born Luciana Barrosa (29) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall

1989"Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) weds actress Pamela Bach (26) at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California

1956NBA player Bill Russell (22) weds college sweetheart Rose Swisher

December 9th Weddings
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December 9th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on December 9th

1971Ralph Bunche, UN delegate/Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67

1998Archie Moore, American boxer, dies at 81

December 9th Deaths
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