December 9, 2008 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Deaths in History

  • Yuri Glazkov, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1939)