On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • French Assembly National votes for separation of church & state
  • Richard Strauss' opera "Salome" premieres in Dresden

Famous Birthdays

  • Dalton Trumbo, American writer/film director (Johnny Got His Gun)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Holmes, English violinist and composer, dies at 66