What Happened on December 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bob Hawke, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (Labor: 1983-91), born in Bordertown, South Australia

23rd Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke
23rd Australian Prime Minister
Bob Hawke
  • John Cassavetes, actor (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Michel Fano, French composer, born in Paris

Famous Divorces


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Businessman Howard Hughes divorces 1st wife Ella Rice after 4 years of marriage

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

Famous Deaths

  • Willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v South Africa 1899), dies