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Importance of 09th December in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 09th December special in the world history.

2005
Last Routemaster bus runs on regular service in London (see 1954)
Great Britain
1996
The United Nations allowed Iraq to resume oil exports under the oil-for-food programme
1969
Construction of Washington DCs Metrorail system began
United States
1960
1st episode of Coronation St screened
1958
The anti-Communist John Birch Society was formed in Indianapolis, USA .
1909
Birth of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., American film and television actor, and WWII naval officer who was an expert in military deception. (His films include Catherine the Great, The Prisoner of Zenda, Gunga Din)
1907
Ernest Marples born 1907 (died 1978). Conservative politician. As Minister of Transport (1959-64) brought in yellow lines and parking meters, and commissioned Dr Beeching's baleful report on the railways.
1858
Death of Robert Baldwin, Canadian politician who established the first Canadian Goverment.
1783
The first executions took place at Newgate Prison, London .
1608
Birth of John Milton, English poet (‘Paradise Lost’ etc) .
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