What Happened In December 2009 In History
Historical Events for December, 2009
- 1st » The Treaty of Lisbon, which amends the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty of Rome named Treaty establishing the European Community, which together comprise the constitutional basis of European Union, comes into effect.
- 3rd » A 2009 Hotel Shamo bombing or suicide bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia, claims the lives of 25 people, including three ministers of the Transitional Federal Government.
- 8th » December 2009 Baghdad bombings or Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kill 127 and injure 448.
- 17th » MV named Danny F II sinks off the coast of Lebanon, resulting in the deaths of 44 people and over 28,000 animals.
- 25th » Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a List of terrorist incidents known as terrorist attack against the US while on board a flight to Detroit Metro Airport Northwest Airlines Flight 253
- 27th » 2009–2010 Iranian election protests called Iranian election protests: On the Day of Ashura in Tehran, Iran, government security forces Ashura protests called fire upon demonstrators.
- 28th » 2009 Karachi bombing named Forty-three people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Islam known as Shia Muslims are observing the Day of Ashura.
- 30th » A segment of the Lanzhou–Zhengzhou–Changsha pipeline ruptures in Shaanxi, China, and approximately convert 150000 l usgal abbr=on of Diesel fuel diesel oil Yellow River oil spill flows down the Wei River before finally reaching the Yellow River.
- 30th » A suicide bomber Camp Chapman attack or kills nine people at Forward Operating Base Chapman, a key facility of the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan.
- 31st » Both a blue moon and a December 2009 lunar eclipse or lunar eclipse occur.
Famous Birthdays on December in 2009
- 5th » Ayelet Galena, American child born with Dyskeratosis congenita (d. 2012)
Famous Deaths for December 2009
- 1st » Gustavo Adolfo Palma, Guatemalan tenor and actor (b. 1920)
- 2nd » Foge Fazio, American football player and coach (b. 1938)
- 2nd » Maggie Jones (actress) known as Maggie Jones, English actress (b. 1934)
- 2nd » Eric Woolfson, Scottish singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (The Alan Parsons Project) (b. 1945)
- 3rd » Leila Lopes (actress) or Leila Lopes, Brazilian actress and journalist (b. 1959)
- 3rd » Richard Todd, Irish-English soldier and actor (b. 1919)
- 4th » Umaga (wrestler) called Umaga, Samoan-American wrestler (b. 1973)
- 4th » Liam Clancy, Irish singer, guitarist, and actor (The Clancy Brothers) (b. 1935)
- 4th » Mall Vaasma, Estonian mycologist (b. 1945)
- 5th » Vimolchatra, Thai princess (b. 1921)
- 5th » William Lederer, American soldier and author (b. 1912)
- 7th » Mark Ritts, American actor and puppeteer (b. 1946)
- 8th » Kenneth Biros, American murderer (b. 1958)
- 8th » Luis Días (composer) known as Luis Días, Dominican singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1952)
- 9th » Gene Barry, American actor (b. 1919)
- 10th » Vladimir Teplyakov, Russian soldier and physicist (b. 1925)
- 15th » Oral Roberts, American evangelist, founded the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association (b. 1918)
- 16th » Roy E. Disney, American businessman (b. 1930)
- 16th » Yegor Gaidar, Russian economist and politician, Prime Minister of Russia (b. 1956)
- 16th » Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, South African physician and politician, 22nd Minister of Health (South Africa) known as South African Minister of Health (b. 1940)
- 17th » Chris Henry (wide receiver) e.g Chris Henry, American football player (b. 1983)
- 17th » Jennifer Jones, American actress and singer (b. 1919)
- 19th » Giridharilal Kedia, Indian businessman (b. 1936)
- 19th » Hussein-Ali Montazeri, Iranian theologian, scholar, and activist (b. 1922)
- 19th » Kim Peek, American savant syndrome known as megasavant (b. 1951)
- 20th » Mairoon Ali, Trinidadian actress (b. 1954)
- 20th » Jack Hixon, English sports scout (b. 1921)
- 20th » Brittany Murphy, American actress and singer (b. 1977)
- 20th » Arnold Stang, American actor and singer (b. 1918)
- 21st » Edwin G. Krebs, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine e.g Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
- 21st » Christos Lambrakis, Greek journalist and businessman (b. 1934)
- 22nd » Luis Francisco Cuéllar, Colombian politician (b. 1940)
- 22nd » Albert Scanlon, English footballer (b. 1935)
- 23rd » Robert L. Howard, American colonel, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1939)
- 23rd » Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Tibetan general and politician (b. 1910)
- 23rd » Edward Schillebeeckx, Belgian theologian and academic (b. 1914)
- 24th » Marcus Bakker, Dutch journalist and politician (b. 1923)
- 24th » Rafael Caldera, Venezuelan lawyer and politician, 65th President of Venezuela (b. 1916)
- 24th » George Michael (sportscaster) called George Michael, American sportscaster (b. 1939)
- 24th » Gero von Wilpert, German author and academic (b. 1933)
- 25th » Vic Chesnutt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (brute. and The Undertow Orchestra) (b. 1964)
- 26th » Felix Wurman, American cellist and composer (b. 1958)
- 27th » Isaac Schwartz, Ukrainian-Russian composer (b. 1923)
- 28th » The Rev, American drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold, Pinkly Smooth, and Suburban Legends) (b. 1981)
- 29th » Akmal Shaikh, Pakistani-English businessman and drug trafficker (b. 1956)
- 29th » "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, American football player and wrestler (b. 1960)
- 30th » Vishnuvardhan (actor) called Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor (b. 1950)
- 30th » Rowland S. Howard, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Birthday Party (band) called The Birthday Party and These Immortal Souls) (b. 1959)
- 30th » Abdurrahman Wahid, Indonesian journalist and politician, 4th President of Indonesia (b. 1940)
- 31st » Cahal Daly, Irish cardinal and philosopher (b. 1917)
- 31st » Justin Keating, Irish surgeon, journalist, and politician (b. 1930)
- 31st » Erica Boyer, American porn actress (b. 1956)
Year 2009 events in history for the month of December
Historical events for the year 2009 by month