Historical Events In January - 09
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1985 Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history after 10 years of sales (and a lawsuit from rival Polaroid), Kodak discontinues its line of instant cameras.
1987 On this day in history chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
1987 New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect on January - 09.
1987 On this day in history sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass
1987 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on January - 09.
1988 On January - 09 english Earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli
1988 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS
1989 On January - 09 johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1990 On this day in history 64th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit
1990 Supreme Court strikes down Dallas' ordinance imposing strict zoning on sexually oriented businesses on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history the space shuttle Columbia leaves earth on a ten-day mission to, among other things, retrieve a drifting satellite.
1991 On this day in history baker & Aziz meet in Geneva; talks fail to defuse the gulf crisis
1991 Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1992 Steve Brodie, actor (Desperate, Bodyguard), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.
1993 Alois Brunner, German/Syrian commandant of KZ-Lower Drancy, dies on January - 09.
1994 Gunda Niemann skates world record (167.282 points) on January - 09.
1994 Rintje Ritsma skates world record (156.201 points) on January - 09.
1995 On January - 09 british comedian Peter Cook dies in London at age 57.
1995 On this day in history ecuador & Peru involve in boundary fight
1995 On this day in history worker accidentally cuts electrical wires at Newark Airport
1997 Former Toronto Argonauts and LA Kings owner Bruce McNall sentenced to five years, 10 months in prison and ordered to repay $5 million for bank fraud on January - 09.
1997 On January - 09 heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital
1997 Twenty-nine people are killed when a Comair commuter plane crashes 18 miles from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport on January - 09.
1998 Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title on this day in history.
1998 On January - 09 anatoly Solovyov & Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes
1998 On this day in history decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned
1998 On January - 09 hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
1998 On this day in history over 100 teams of linemen arrive from Detroit and other parts of the US to help clean up after the ice storm; 1.3 million homes still without electricity in Quebec and Eastern Ontario
2005 On January - 09 mahmoud Abbas is elected to succeed Yasser Arafat as Palestinian Authority president in the Palestinian election.2006 The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time since jun 7, 2001, closing at 11,011.90.
2005 On January - 09 the same storm which pounded the US earlier in the month hit England and Scandinavia, leaving 13 dead with widespread flooding and power cuts.
2006 The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time since jun 7, 2001, closing at 11,011.90 on January - 09.
2007 On January - 09 an AerianTur-M Antonov An-26 crashes in Balad, Iraq. The Islamic Army in Iraq claims to have shot it down.