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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1937

Italian regime bans marriages between Italians and Abyssinians

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1938

Aad Kosto, Dutch theologist/actor/asst secretary of Justice

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1939

Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72

Death
1940

Jimmy Boyd, McComb Mo, singer/actor (Howard-Bachelor Father)

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1940

2 German officers make emergency landing in Belgium

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1940

J Thurber and E Nugent's "Male Animal," premieres in NYC

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1940

Barbara Buczek, composer

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1941

6,000 Jews exterminated in pogrom in Bucharest Romania

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1941

Ko Boezeman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies

Death
1941

Maiden flight by Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane

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1941

Joan Baez, Staten Island, folk singer/human rights advocate

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1941

Susannah York, London, actress (A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones)

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1942

K Callan, Dallas Tx, actress (Joe's World, Martha-Lois and Clark)

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1942

Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

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1942

US Joint Chiefs of Staff created

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1943

Kenneth Kelley, US singer (Manhattans, One Life to Live)

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1943

Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer (Drinking on My Bed)

Birth
1943

Japanese govt in Java limits sale and use of motorcars

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1943

Dick Yount, rocker (Harpers Bizarre)

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1943

Robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain), dies at 53

Death
1944

Jimmy Page, London, rock guitarist (Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven)

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1944

Scott Engel, vocalist (Walker Brothers-Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore)

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1945

Harun Farocki, actor/director (Nicht loeschbares Feur)

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1945

Frank J Biondi Jr, president (HBO)

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1945

US soldiers led by Gen Douglas MacArthur invades Philippines

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