Historical Events In January - 09
Saturday, 04 July 2020
1985 Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies on January - 09.
1986 After 10 years of sales (and a lawsuit from rival Polaroid), Kodak discontinues its line of instant cameras on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
1987 On this day in history new Nicaraguan constitution takes effect
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 On January - 09 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano
1989 "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS on this day in history.
1989 On January - 09 johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1990 64th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit on January - 09.
1990 Supreme Court strikes down Dallas' ordinance imposing strict zoning on sexually oriented businesses on January - 09.
1990 The space shuttle Columbia leaves earth on a ten-day mission to, among other things, retrieve a drifting satellite on January - 09.
1991 On January - 09 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 January - 09.
1992 On this day in history steve Brodie, actor (Desperate, Bodyguard), dies of cancer at 72
1993 On January - 09 alois Brunner, German/Syrian commandant of KZ-Lower Drancy, dies
1994 Gunda Niemann skates world record (167.282 points) on January - 09.
1994 On this day in history rintje Ritsma skates world record (156.201 points)
1995 On this day in history british comedian Peter Cook dies in London at age 57.
1995 Ecuador & Peru involve in boundary fight on this day in history.
1995 On January - 09 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 Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital on January - 09.
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 January - 09.
1998 Anatoly Solovyov & Pavel Vinogradov spacewalk record 3 hours 8 minutes on this day in history.
1998 Decapitated head of Danish Little Mermaid is returned on January - 09.
1998 On this day in history hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
1998 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 on this day in history.
2005 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 on January - 09.
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.