Es passierte an einem 09 December

1793 : The first newspaper

Noah Webster published the first newspaper in New York periodical.

1905 : Law separating church and state

On December 9, 1905, after long and virulent debates , the law on the separation between church and state is passed in parliament. It establishes the principle of secularity of the French Republic: "The Republic neither recognizes, nor salaries, nor subsidizes any religion."

1975 : Declaration on the Protection of All Persons against Torture and Other Cruel

Adopted by the UN General Assembly Declaration on the Protection of All Persons against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading.

No State may permit or tolerate torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading exceptional circumstances, such as a state of war or threat of war, internal political instability or any other public exception, can not be invoked to justify himself. As it is proved that an act of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment committed by a public servant or his instigation, the victim is entitled to redress and compensation in accordance with the national legislation.

1990 : Election of Lech Walesa

Lech Walesa was elected president of Poland at the end of universal suffrage.

1992 : Prince Charles and Princess Diana separation

Prince Charles and Princess Diana announce their separation

1998 : PACS

Parliament adopted the Civil Solidarity Pact (PACS) which allows unmarried couples (heterosexual or homosexual) to receive tax benefits or social protection similar to married couples.

2004 : Gay Marriage

The Canadian Supreme Court states that gay marriage is constitutional

Tagesaktualität : 09 December

Tanzania National Day
National day which commemorates the Independence Day 1962
International Anti-Corruption Day

Zitat des Tages : 09 December

Proverbe chinois
On ne rassasie pas un chameau en le nourrissant à la cuillère.

Geburtstage : 09 December

Fritz Haber, German chemist, Nobel laureate (1868)
Jean Mermoz, French aviator (1901)
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., American actor (1909)
Kirk Douglas, Actor, director and producer in the USA (1916)
James Rainwater, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1917)
William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel Prize (1919)
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic (1920)
Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1926)
John Cassavetes, American director and actor (1929)
Judi Dench, Actress (1934)
Beau Bridges, Actor (1941)
Michael Nouri, Actor (1945)
Sonia Gandhi, Indian politician (1946)
Tom Daschle, American politician (1947)
John Malkovich, Actor, director, screenwriter and producer U.S. (1953)
Emmanuel Carrère, Writer, director and screenwriter French (1957)
Joe Lando, American actor (1961)
Felicity Huffman, Actress (1962)
Paul Landers, German guitarist (Rammstein) (1964)
Bixente Lizarazu, French Footballer (1969)
Anna Gavalda, French novelist (1970)
Tre Cool, American drummer (Green Day) (1972)
Lindsey Evans, American model (1989)

Sie haben uns verlassen 09 December

Antoine Van Dyck, Painter (1641)
Léopold Ier, King of the Belgians (1865)
Ralph Bunche, American diplomat, Nobel Peace Prize (1971)
William A. Wellman, Movie director (1975)
Stan Rice, American painter (2002)

Tipp des Tages : 09 December

How smooth a garment on a trip?

You are at the hotel and your clothes are wrinkled? Go into the bathroom, hang your clothes to the shower head with a coat hanger and open the hot water tap. Close the curtain and let it take the steam for ten minutes.

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