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 This day in History - May 9
412 Historic Events for May 9
1936

Terry Downes, middleweight boxing champ (1961-62)

Birth
1936

Glenda Jackson, Cheshire England, actress (Women in Love)

Birth
1936

Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's)

Birth
1937

Sonny Curtis, Texas, guitarist (Crickets)

Birth
1937

Dave Prater, Ocilla Ga, rock vocalist (Sam and Dave)

Birth
1937

Reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6)

Event
1937

Walter Mittelholzer, Swiss aviation pioneer, dies in crash at 43

Death
1938

Nokie Edwards, rocker (Ventures)

Birth
1938

Geoffrey Holland, civil servant

Birth
1939

Herbert Hippauf, baseball player

Birth
1939

Catholic church beatified the 1st Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha

Event
1939

Ralph Boston, Laurel Miss, long jumper (Oly-gold/sil/brz-60, 64, 68)

Birth
1939

Nokle Edwards, rocker

Birth
1939

Kenneth Warby, fastest man on water at 300 knots (345 mph)

Birth
1939

Jim Dent, Augusta GA, PGA golfer (1989 MONY Syracuse Senior)

Birth
1939

Bruce Mather, composer

Birth
1940

James L Brooks, producer/director (Broadcast News, Taxi, Critic)

Birth
1940

Dick Morrissey, saxophonist

Birth
1941

Dorothy Hyman, England, sprinter (Oly-silver-60)

Birth
1941

Pete Birrell, rock bassist (Freddie and The Dreamers)

Birth
1941

English Army breaks German spy codes

Event
1941

Jan Dibbets, sculptor/artist (Dutch Mountains)

Birth
1942

68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57

Event
1942

William Olner, MP

Birth
1942

John D Ashcroft, (Gov-MO)

Birth