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 This day in History - August 9
350 Historic Events for August 9
1961

Walter Bedell Smith, US general/WW II chief of staff, dies at 75

Death
1961

James B Parsons is 1st black appointed to Federal District Court

Event
1961

Brad Gilbert, Oakland CA, tennis star

Birth
1962

Jim Johnson, New Hope, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

Birth
1962

Michael Colnroy, Modern English, rocker

Birth
1962

Hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85

Death
1962

John Williams, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)

Birth
1963

NY Met Roger Craig's NL record-tying 18-game losing streak ends

Event
1963

Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres

Event
1963

Lonnie Quinn, Cheshire Conn, actor (Will Cooley-All My Children)

Birth
1963

Whitney Houston, Newark NJ, singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard)

Birth
1964

1st Rolling Stones concert in Netherlands

Event
1964

Brett Hull, Belleville Ont, NHL right wing (St Louis Blues, USA)

Birth
1964

Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Waterloo Women's Golf Open Invitational

Event
1964

Yuri Khmylev, Moscow Rus, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)

Birth
1964

Bunning continues pitching perfectly to NY Mets until 2 outs in 5th, when Joe Christopher beats out a bunt. He totals 15 innings

Event
1965

Kyle Kyle, Kensington Pa, rock bassist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)

Birth
1965

John Smith, Del City Okla, 62kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-2 gold-88, 92)

Birth
1965

Gillian Anderson, Chicago IL, actress (X-Files)

Birth
1965

Ezra Polley, Georgetown Kentucky, pitcher (NY Yankees)

Birth
1965

Singapore gains independence from Malaysia (National Day)

Event
1965

Creighton Hale, silent film actor (Cat and Canary), dies at 83

Death
1965

Fire in Titan II silo in Searcy Arkansas, 53 die

Event
1966

Vinny Del Negro, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)

Birth
1966

Pat Petersen, LA Calif, actor (Michael-Knots Landing)

Birth