What Happened on December 9, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boer War: During Seige of Ladysmith, Boers storm King's Post and Caesar's Camp - driven back

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor
  • Howard Freeman, Helena MT, actor (Double Dynamite)
  • Jean de Brunhoff, France, children's book author (Babar the Elephant)
  • Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (Those not elected)