Historical Events for 9th December 2023

1854 – Alfred Tennyson’s poem “Charge of the Light Brigade” is published in “The Examiner”
1899 – Boer War: During Siege of Ladysmith, Boers storm King’s Post and Caesar’s Camp – driven back
1907 – Gustav Mahler departs Vienna for America
1951 – West German voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-Wurttemberg
1968 – The Derry Citizen’s Action Committee (DCAC) calls for a halt to all marches and protests for a period of one month
1974 – Dow Jones index hits 570.01
1985 – SF 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice begins NFL streak of 274 consecutive games with a reception in a 27-20 loss to LA Rams at Candlestick Park
1990 – Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14
2006 – Jigme Singye Wangchuk, King of Bhutan abdicates the throne
2018 – Winter storm hits US south east killing three, leaving hundreds of thousands without power, cancelling over 1,000 flights

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