Momentous events in history: December 9, 2018

Momentous events in history: December 9, 2018
07:09 Telegraph Today on this day, December 9 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


The international day of remembrance of the victims of the crime of genocide, honoring their dignity and the prevention of this crime.

The international day against corruption.

The day of charity in Ukraine.


1917 – in the Crimea, created by the Kurultay, the highest body of the Crimean Tatars.

1918 – the Directory of the UPR adopted a resolution to abolish the laws of the Hetman government in the field of labor legislation and resumed the law on the eight-hour day.

1948 – the UN General Assembly adopted the International Convention on the prevention of the crime of genocide and punishment.

1968 – the birthday of the computer mouse.

1990 — victory at the presidential elections Lech wałęsa became the first directly chosen President of Poland .

1991 – Mikhail Gorbachev has opposed the creation of the CIS.

1997 – made the first call on the network of mobile communication “Kyivstar”.

2003 – for the First time marked the international day against corruption.

Born on this day:

1608 – John Milton, English poet, philosopher.

1863 – Borys Hrinchenko, Ukrainian writer, ethnographer, linguist, translator.champion.

1889 – Hannes Kolehmainen, Finnish athlete, multiple Olympic

1906 – grace Hopper, American scientist and rear Admiral, developer of the first ever compiler for a programming language.

1934 – Judi Dench, British actress and theater actor, winner of the “Oscar” and “Golden globe”, the repeated winner of a BAFTA award.

1953 – John Malkovich, American actor, producer and Director.

1953 – Tatyana Kravchenko, actress and theater actor, people’s artist of Russia.

1962 – felicity Huffman, American actress, winner of Emmy, Golden globe and screen actors Guild USA.

1963 – Zurab Zhvania (died in 2005), the Prime Minister of Georgia (2003-2005).

1963 – Masako, a Japanese Princess crowned.


1641 – Anthony van Dyck, Flemish painter, master of the ceremonial portrait.

1937 – Nils Gustaf Dalen, a Swedish inventor, Nobel laureate.

1991 – Berenice Abbott, American photographer.

2005 – Robert Sheckley, American science fiction writer.


Athanasius, Basil, George, Ivan, Michael, Peter, Tikhon, Julian.

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