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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1902

Rudolph Bing, opera manager (NY Metropolitan Opera)

Birth
1903

2 NYers buy Baltimore baseball franchise for $18,000 and moved it to NY

Event
1903

Baseball's National and American Leagues make peace

Event
1903

Wind Cave National Park, SD established

Event
1903

Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchase AL Balt franchise for $18,000 and move it to NYC (Yankees)

Event
1904

George Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22]

Birth
1904

Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 and 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies

Death
1905

Bloody Sunday-demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops (1/22 NS)

Event
1908

Wilhelm Busch, writer, dies

Death
1908

Muir Woods National Monument, Calif established

Event
1908

Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium

Event
1908

Simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex)

Birth
1908

Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67

Death
1909

Ernest Shackleton reaches 88ΓΈ23' south

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1909

Herva Nelli, soprano

Birth
1910

Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader

Birth
1911

Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, professor of occupational health

Birth
1911

Edwin Arthur Jones, composer, dies at 57

Death
1911

Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, British newspaper editor

Birth
1912

US marines invade Honduras

Event
1912

Ralph Tubbs, architect

Birth
1913

Lavad "Dr Hepcat" Durst, vocal/piano

Birth
1913

Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist

Birth
1913

Richard Milhous Nixon, (R) 37th pres (1968-74) (I am not a crook!)

Birth
1914

Kenny [Klook] Clarke, Pittsburgh, jazz/drummer, composer (Epistrop)

Birth