On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestKirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas [Issur Danielovitch], American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral), born in Amsterdam, New York

  • Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)

Famous Deaths

  • Natsume Sōseki, Japanese novelist (b. 1867)
  • P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu, French economist (Economist France), dies at 73