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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1914

Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)

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1914

Gypsy Rose Lee, [Rose Hovick], Seattle, burlesque actress (Gypsy)

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1915

Les Paul, guitarist inventor (Les Paul)

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1915

Fernando Lamas, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor ("You look marvelous")

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1915

Anita Louise, NYC, actress (My Friend Flicka)

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1915

Exposition (now Civic) Auditorium dedicated, SF

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1916

Vic Mizzy, Bkln NY, orch leader (Don Rickles Show)

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1916

Alain Bernardin, impressario (Crazy Horse Saloon)

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1917

Herbert Lom, Czech, actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray)

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1921

Seymour Barab, composer

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1922

Rotterdam metal strike ends

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1922

KQV-AM in Pittsburgh PA begins radio transmissions

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1922

Ahmed S‚kou Tour‚, president of Guinea (1957-84)

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1922

Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)

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1923

Juan de la Cierva makes 1st autogiro (helicopter) flight, Spain

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1923

Katherine Mansfield, NZ/British writer (Dove's Nest), dies at 34

Death
1924

Juli n B Coco, Cura‡ao guitarist/bassist (Utrecht Symphony Orch)

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1925

German Postal Minister A H”fle resigns due to corruption

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1925

Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist

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1925

Lee Van Cleef, NJ, actor (For a Few Dollars More, Escape from NY)

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1927

Fire in Laurier Palace cinema in Montreal, 78 children died

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1927

Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist, dies at 71

Death
1927

Dmitri Shostakovitch' Octet opus 11, premieres in Moscow

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1928

Domenico Modugno, Italy, rocker (Polignano A Mare)

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1928

Fernand J St Germain, (Rep-D-RI, 1961- )

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