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The #FBI honors Special Agent Clifton D. Browning, Jr., who died #OTD in 1984 in Colorado while flying a plane after an aerial surveillance mission. #WallofHonor

3 Years Ago #OTD When we were on Our Better Days We Had it Good With Drew Lock We Was Spoiled With and Post Peyton Manning Era Drew Lock Era> Russell Wilson Era…

Event On This Day 9 December Year: 1531 Description: The Virgin of Guadalupe first appears to Juan Diego at Tepeyac, Mexico City.… #event #onthisday #otd

#OTD #Onthisday born was Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt (1773-1827), the French ambassador to Russia and later Grand Equerry. In 1812, he spent his birthday on a carriage with Naploleon, but I am not sure if there was any celebration. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MY FAVORITE MAN🎂

#JimmySmith was born #OTD December 8, 1928! What are your favorites of the Hammond B3 organ legend's Blue Note albums? Explore his Blue Note discography with our playlist "Jimmy Smith: The Finest":…

#OTD in 2019: Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, Earth, Wind & Fire, Among Kennedy Center Honors…

#OTD 50 years ago, in 1972, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 708 was almost hijacked by the Eritrean Liberation Front, the 7 hijacked died shortly after at Bolé airport and all 87 people on board survived 🇪🇹🇪🇷🇬🇷🇮🇹🇫🇷🇺🇸

Saturn's moons Tethys and Titan beyond the planet's rings imaged with Cassini ten years ago today on December 8, 2011 #OTD

Hank Thompson was born #OTD in 1925. Played a few seasons in Negro Leagues before getting signed to MLB. Posted an .830 OPS in 8 years with the Giants. 1953 was his best season, hitting .302 24 74 .967. Hit career high 26 homers the next year. Died at age 43.

Jim Pagliaroni was born #OTD in 1937. Hit .306 with a .983 OPS in limited ab with Red Sox in 1960. Was their main catcher the next 2 years, hitting .248 27 95 .774 over 636 ab. Traded to Pirates in Dick Stuart trade. Hit .295 with .836 OPS in 1964. In 1965 hit career high 17 HR.

8 décembre 2002: David Haye débutait sa carrière chez les pros. Il unifiait les titres WBO/WBA/WBO des lourds légers avec des victoires sur Jean-Marc Mormeck et Enzo Maccarinelli et a vaincu Nikolai Valuev pour la couronne WBA des lourds #boxe #boxing #OnThisDay #OTD #boxeo

1954 Dec 8: Maxwell Anderson's dramatic version of #Alabama author William March's book “The Bad Seed” opened on Broadway #OTD

12/8/1966: On this date in 1966, the last place New York @Yankees traded away Roger Maris to the St. Louis @Cardinals, getting Charley Smith in return. Maris helped the Cards win the ‘67 World Series, batting .385 with 7 RBI in the series. #MLB #OTD #BaseballOTD #STLCards

Nasa Pic of The Day: Orion and the Ocean of Storms Copyright: None #nasa #space #oftheday #otd

8 décembre 1978: Roberto Duran (103-16, 70 ko’s) donne l’exemple d’un parfait crochet de gauche au corps avec lequel il l’emporte par KO au 8e round sur Monroe Brooks au Madison Square Garden #boxe #boxing #OnThisDay #OTD #boxeo #Duran #History #Histoire #boxen

12/8/1997: On this date in 1997, the Cleveland Indians signed free agent pitcher Dwight Gooden to a 2-year contract worth $5.6 million. Doc went 11-10 and posted a 4.92 ERA in his two seasons with the Tribe. #MLB #OTD #BaseballOTD #ForTheLand #Indians #Guardians

#OTD in 1963 a group of amateur criminals engineered one of the most infamous kidnappings in American history when Frank Sinatra, Jr., the son of "Old Blue Eyes" himself, was kidnapped from his dressing room. Read how the #FBI cracked the case:

#OTD Today we remember #JohnLennon, who was killed outside of his #NewYorkCity apartment #onthisday in 1980. What's your favourite #Beatles or solo #Lennon song? 🎶🥀 #RIP…

Happy 100th #birthday to Lucian #Freud who was born #OTD 8 December 1922 here's #Woman with a #Daffodil reinterpreted in @LEGO_Group after original @MuseumModernArt currently @NationalGallery #LucianFreud #Freud100 #Womanwithadaffodil #portrait #modernart #arthistory #LEGO

#OTD in 1941, men lined up across the country to volunteer for military service following the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Navy ordered all recruiting stations to stay open 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. These men enlisting in Boston ready to fight. #history #pearlharbor #WWII

American Minerva, edited by Noah Webster, 1st daily newspaper in New York City, began publication #OTD 1793. BRBL holdings:

Happy Anniversary to these movies released on this date #OTD December 8: THE STRANGE DOOR (1951), THE SINISTER URGE (1960), CURSE OF THE CRIMSON ALTAR (1968-?), BUTTCRACK (1998), BLADE: TRINITY (2004), PYEWACKET (2017), DREAMS OF DARKNESS (2022)! :)

The Slammy Awards were revived in 2008 #otd for the first time since 1997 & the winner for “Best Finishing Maneuver” went to Evan Bourne’s Shooting Star Press! You can see the man FKA Evan Bourne, Matt Sydal in the #UltimateWrestlingTrivia mobile app! DOWNLOAD TODAY! 📲

ON THIS DAY On December 8, 1991 the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus agreed to formally dissolve the Soviet Union and establish the Commonwealth of Independent States. The USSR would cease to exist on December 25 and Ukraine, in the end, would never join the CIS. #OTD

#OTD On This Day in SF Signal History - [GUEST POST] David Chandler on A Game of Subgenres -…

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) poster artwork. Released #OTD.

On the 50th anniversary of Wings's Wild Life, imagine "Love Is Strange," its taut Mickey & Sylvia remake, riven with tom-toms, on an infinite loop somewhere, as if atoning for the rest #PaulMcCartney #NP #vinyl #OTD #music @LAReviewofBooks #lsug…

9th Dec #TheDayInHistory Exactly 76 years ago #OTD in 1946, the Constituent Assembly met for the first time in New Delhi in the Constitution Hall which is now known as the Central Hall of Parliament House. 207 representatives, including 9 women were present for this meeting.

9th Dec #TheDayInHistory #OTD in 1950, the bust of Dr #BabaSahebAmbedkar was inaugurated at Bindu Chowk in #Kolhapur, on the initiative of social activist Bhai #MadhavraoBagal. This is the first statue in India erected during Babasaheb's lifetime. sculptor was Bal Chavhan.

“A date which will live in infamy.” You’ve read the quote, but have you watched the delivery? And what happened next? #OTD 1941. #PearlHarbor…

#OTD Doris Miller Displays Heroism at Pearl Harbor When Japan attacked the US Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941, Doris “Dorie” Miller was a 22-year-old mess attendant on the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor.

12/8/1978: On this date in 1978, the Cleveland Indians traded infielder Buddy Bell to the Texas @Rangers for Toby Harrah. Bell hit 87 HR, 496 RBI, 6 Gold Glove Awards, 4 All Star selections for Texas before being traded in 1985. #MLB #OTD #BaseballOTD #StraightUpTX #Rangers

#OTD in 1944, the "Murderers' Row" of Third Fleet aircraft carriers were at anchor in Ulithi Atoll. From front to back: USS Wasp (CV-18), USS Yorktown (CV-10), USS Hornet (CV-12), USS Hancock (CV-19) and USS Ticonderoga (CV-14).

#OTD in 1962, Bill Gatewood passed away at the age of 81. One of the most imposing pitchers in the early years of black baseball, he became the first to throw a no-hitter in the Negro National League. Here’s a color study of “Big Bill” with the St. Louis Giants in 1916.

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