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9th December in History

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1747 – Great Britain & Netherlands sign military treaty

1762 – British parliament accepts Treaty of Paris

1783 – First execution at Newgate Jail in London, relocated from Tyburn (now the site of Marble Arch)

1793 – Noah Webster establishes NY’s 1st daily newspaper, American Minerva

1909 – 1st US monoplane flown (Henry W Walden, Long Island, NY)

1931 – Spain becomes a republic

1941 – 1st US WW II bombing mission in Far East, Luzon, Philippines

1941 – China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy

1941 – Hitler orders US ships are to be torpedoed

 

 

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