December 9 On This Day In History
Pictured above: 1902 M, New York skyline/ Underhill, Irving, -1960/1902/LOC
VAV!/December 9, 2013
1775 – During the American Revolutionary War, British troops lost the Battle of Great Bridge, and departed from Virginia.
1793 – New York City's first daily newspaper, the American Minerva, was organized by Noah Webster.
1803 - The Twelfth Amendment was proposed by Congress.
1805 - The Comet 3D/1805 V1 (aka Comet Biela), passed within 0.0366 astronomical units (AU) of Earth.
1835 – During the Texas Revolution, the Texian Army captured San Antonio, Texas.