Historical Events for December 2009
Events 1 - 13 of 13
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)
6th - Final Broadway performance of "A Steady Rain", starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig
8th - Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.
11th - Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage.
14th - 75th Heisman Trophy Award: Mark Ingram, Jr., Alabama (RB)
15th - Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner makes its maiden flight from Seattle, Washington.
18th - James Cameron's "Avatar", starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, is released
25th - Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253
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.