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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1946

Countee Cullen, US poet (Black Christ, One Way to Heaven), dies at 42

Death
1946

Leo Gullotta, actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas)

Birth
1946

"Would-Be Gentleman" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 77 performances

Event
1947

Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Merchant Exchange-Amsterdam), dies at 80

Death
1947

Roger Sessions' 2nd Symphony, premieres in SF

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1947

"Street Scene" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 148 performances

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1947

Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53

Death
1948

Paul King, rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)

Birth
1948

Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston

Event
1948

Bill Cowsill, Newport RI, rock guitarist/vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

Birth
1949

Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75

Death
1950

Rio Reiser, rock singer

Birth
1950

David Johansen, [Buster Poindexter], NY, singer (Hot! Hot! Hot!)

Birth
1951

Washington Capitals NBA club folds

Event
1951

Crystal Gayle, Ky, country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue)

Birth
1951

Life After Tomorrow, 1st film to receive an "X" rating, premieres

Event
1951

Rosalyn Kind, Bkln, singer (« sister of Barbra Streisand)

Birth
1952

Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty

Event
1952

Belgian Pholien govt resigns

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1952

Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title

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1952

Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1953

Korean ferryboat "Chang Tyong-Ho" sank off Pusan killing 249

Event
1953

Hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89

Death
1953

Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 116 pts in basketball game

Event
1954

-87øF (-66øC), Northice Station, Greenland (Greenland record)

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