This Day in History: 9th December

From 480 where Odoacer, a military leader who would become the first King of Italy, occupies Dalmatia to 1979 when the eradication of the smallpox virus is certified, making smallpox the first and to date only human disease driven to extinction.

Sean Britten has once again presented his favourite Friday segment on all things famous. Famous events, famous birthdays and moments in the news where we all knew it would make the This Day in History segment.

Produced by Sean Britten

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