History & Quotes / Knowledge

Other Notable Events for December 9

On this date in history:

In 1907, the first Christmas Seals to raise money to fight tuberculosis went on sale in the post office in Wilmington, Del.

In 1920, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson....

Notable Birthdays for December 9

Those born on this date include:

- English poet John Milton in 1608
- journalist Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories, in 1845
- Clarence Birdseye, industrialist/inventor, noted as the father of frozen ...

Astronomy

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2014 with 22 to follow.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus