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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1954

Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Louise Bogan and Leonie Adams

Event
1954

Lance Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)

Birth
1954

Bert Olmstead, Mont Canadiens, ties NHL record of 8 points in game

Event
1956

Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers

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1956

Kimberly Beck Hilton, Glendale Calif, actress (Kim-Peyton Place)

Birth
1956

David Smith, cricketer (England lefty batsman in 2 Tests v WI 1986)

Birth
1956

Samir el-Rifai forms govt in Jordan

Event
1957

British premier Anthony Eden resigns

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1957

Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR

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1957

Karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR

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1957

Kalmyk Autonomous Region reformed in RSFSR

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1957

Dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper "Truth"

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1957

Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83

Death
1958

In basketball Oscar Robertson (Cin) scores 56, Seton Hall team 54

Event
1958

Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies

Death
1959

Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71

Death
1959

Otis Nixon, US baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers)

Birth
1959

Pat O'Connor beats Dick Hutton in St Louis, to become NWA champ

Event
1959

Dam across Tera River collapses after heavy winter rains, 135 die

Event
1959

"Rawhide" with Clint Eastwood premieres on CBS TV

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1960

Building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins

Event
1960

Lisa Walters, Prince Rupert BC, LPGA golfer (Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93)

Birth
1960

David Peoples, Augusta ME, Nike golfer (1991 Buick Southern Open)

Birth
1961

Twins agree on $500,000 payment to AA for Minn/St Paul territory

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1962

LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68

Death