What Happened on January 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Follow Thru" premieres in NYC
  • KDB-AM in Santa Barbara CA begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Friel, Irish dramatist "Irish Chekhov" (Dancing at Lughnasa), born in Omagh, County Tyrone, (d. 2015)
  • Dorothea Puente, American serial killer
  • Heiner Muller, dramatist

Famous Deaths

  • Heiner Muller, writer, dies