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 This day in History - May 9
412 Historic Events for May 9
1974

Pete Kelley, 218¬ lbs (99 kg) US weightlifter (Olympics-14th-1996)

Birth
1975

Philip Dorn, dies at 73

Death
1975

Brian Oldfield shot puts 22.86 m (world record)

Event
1975

Flyers 1-Isles 5-Semifinals-Flyers hold 3-2 lead

Event
1976

Valentino Bucchi, composer, dies at 59

Death
1976

"So Long 174th St" closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 16 perfs

Event
1976

Faye Johnstone, Auckland NZ, archer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer, dies at 74

Death
1976

Sally Little wins LPGA Ladies Masters at Moss Creek Golf Tournament

Event
1977

Mabel Murphy Smythe confirmed as ambassador to Rep of Cameroon

Event
1977

Hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed

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1977

Patty Hearst let out of jail

Event
1977

Walter Kraft, composer, dies at 71

Death
1977

James Jones, US writer (Bad Blood, From Here to Eternity), dies at 55

Death
1978

PSV beats Bastica, 3-0, to win UEFA Cup in Eindhoven Neth

Event
1978

Musical "Ain't Misbehavin'," premieres in NYC

Event
1978

Fee Waybill of Tubes breaks a leg falling off stage

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1978

Corpse of kidnapped ex-premier Aldo Moro found

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1978

"Ain't Misbehavin'" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 1604 perfs

Event
1979

Cyrus S Eaton, Canada/US multi-millionaire, dies at 95

Death
1979

US and USSR sign Salt 2 treaty, limiting nuclear weapons

Event
1979

Lan Adomian, composer, dies at 73

Death
1980

Tatewin Means, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1980

35 motorists die as a Liberian freighter rams a Tampa Bay Bridge

Event
1980

Angela Nikodinov, Spartanburg SC, figure skater (1997 Pacif Sr champ)

Birth