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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1935

Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v S Afr)

Birth
1935

Paul J M Beers, Dutch actor (Mother Courage and Her Children)

Birth
1935

Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent

Birth
1935

Don[ald] McCullin, British photographer

Birth
1936

Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to LA

Event
1937

Brian Blessed, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)

Birth
1937

Pat Burke, rocker (Foundations)

Birth
1937

August de Boeck, composer, dies at 72

Death
1937

George AA Alting van Geusau, Dutch min of war (1918-20), dies at 73

Death
1938

Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears play a penalty free NFL game

Event
1938

A Copland and E Lorings ballet "Billy the Kid," premieres in Chicago

Event
1938

NY Yankees sweep Cubs in 35th World Series, 3rd straight WS win

Event
1939

Pierre Mertens, French/Belgian writer (Lettres Clandestines)

Birth
1939

O V Wright, rocker

Birth
1940

Joe Pepitone, baseball 1st baseman (NY Yankee)

Birth
1940

John [Winston/Ono] Lennon, rocker/Beatle (Imagine)

Birth
1940

Gordon J Humphrey, (Sen-R-NH, 1979- )

Birth
1940

Hans Ulrich Humpert, composer

Birth
1941

Trent Lott, (Rep-R-MS, 1973- )

Birth
1943

Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed

Death
1943

Pieter Zeeman, naturalist (Nobel 1902), dies

Death
1943

Gerard W Kerncamp, historian/editor-in-chief (Green Amsterdam), dies

Death
1943

Jan Dieters, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN), executed

Death
1944

John Entwistle, London, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley)

Birth
1944

Nona Hendrix, R and B singer (Patti LaBelle and Blue Belles)

Birth