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 This day in History - May 9
412 Historic Events for May 9
1929

WJW-AM in Cleveland Ohio begins radio transmissions

Event
1929

NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pitts Pirates

Event
1930

56th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6

Event
1930

Joan Sims, actress (Carry on Behind, Carry on Cleo)

Birth
1931

A[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, US physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78

Death
1931

57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59

Event
1931

Vance DeVoe Brand, Longmont Co, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35)

Birth
1932

J Alex McMillan, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )

Birth
1932

WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa merges with WHO to become WHO-WOC

Event
1932

Piccadilly Circus, 1st lit by electricity

Event
1932

58th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8

Event
1932

Conrad Hunte, cricketer (great West Indian opener 1958-66)

Birth
1932

David Plastow, CEO (Medical Research Council)

Birth
1932

Gavin Lyall, author (Conduct of Major Maxim)

Birth
1932

Geraldine McEwan, actress (Henry V)

Birth
1933

Spanish anarchists call for general strike

Event
1933

Johnny Grant, unofficial mayor of Hollywood

Birth
1934

John Robertson, deputy chairman (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)

Birth
1934

Roy Massey, Master of Choristers (Hereford Cathedral)

Birth
1934

Alan Bennett, Engld, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)

Birth
1934

Bradman out for a Cricket duck against Cambridge University!

Event
1936

Italy takes Addis Abba, annexing Absynnia (Ethiopia)

Event
1936

Terry Drinkwater, TV newsman (CBS)

Birth
1936

1st KLM airplane to land on Bonaire

Event
1936

Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)

Birth