What Happened on December 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Lewis F Powell Jr appointed to US Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Boniol, NFL kicker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Clifton Abraham, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Petr Nedved, Libercec CZE, NHL center (Team Czech, Pitts Penguins)
  • Todd Van Poppel, Hinsdale IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche
  • Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (b. 1874)