What Happened on January 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • US Joint Chiefs of Staff created

Famous Birthdays

  • K Callan, actress (Joe's World, Martha-Lois & Clark), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Lee Kun-hee, Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung