On This Day

December 9, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Henry Way Kendall, American physicist (Nobel 1990-pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Jan Křesadlo, Czech-British psychologist and writer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1995)