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It happened on a… December 9

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It happened on a… December 9


Canada approves the Pfizer/ BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19.


New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady breaks Peyton Manning’s record for most touchdown passes in NFL history (582).


“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles.

Funeral for French rock star Johnny Hallyday draws hundreds of thousands onto Paris streets.


“Brokeback Mountain” film released, directed by Ang Lee, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, based on story by Annie Proulx.


Lech Wałęsa wins Poland’s 1st direct presidential election in Poland.

Pope John Paul canonizes Marie-Marguérite d’Youville, founder, in 1755, of the Sisters of Charity of the Hôpital Général (Soeurs grises or Grey Nuns).


Montreal subway trains collide, killing one passenger and destroying 36 Metro cars.


Jim Morrison arrested on stage for disturbing the peace at the New Haven Arena, Connecticut, making him the 1st rock star to be taken into custody during a performance.


“A Charlie Brown Christmas” first Peanuts animated special premieres on CBS in the US.


“Lawrence of Arabia,” by David Lean had its world premiere in London.


First post office in Canada opens in Halifax.

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