On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Dunaway, rocker
  • Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)
  • Ron Vawter, Latham NY, actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister)

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies