Historical Events in December 2009

  • 5th 5th ACC Championship Game: #12 Georgia Tech beats #25 Clemson, 39-34
  • 5th 14th Big 12 Championship Game: #3 Texas beats #21 Nebraska, 13-12
  • 5th 18th SEC Championship Game: #2 Alabama beats #1 Florida, 32-13
  • 6th 98th Davis Cup: Spain beats Czech Republic in Barcelona (5-0)

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6th Final Broadway performance of "A Steady Rain", starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig

  • 8th Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.

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11th Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage.

Golfer Tiger Woods
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Tiger Woods
  • 14th 75th Heisman Trophy Award: Mark Ingram, Jr., Alabama (RB)
  • 15th Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner makes its maiden flight from Seattle, Washington.

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18th James Cameron's "Avatar", starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, is released

Actress Zoe Saldana
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Zoe Saldana
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 25th Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253

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28th Scarlett Johansson makes her debut on Broadway in the Arthur Miller play "A View from the Bridge"

  • 28th 43 people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims were observing the Day of Ashura.