On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 2009

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Schillebeeckx, Belgian Roman Catholic theologian (b. 1914)
  • Irvine Shillingford, West Indian cricketer (4 Tests for WI), dies at 65
  • Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Tibetan senior official (b. 1910)
  • Robert L. Howard, highly decorated officer of the United States Army (b. 1939)