What Happened on January 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 116 pts in basketball game
  • Korean ferryboat "Chang Tyong-Ho" sank off Pusan killing 249

Famous Birthdays

  • Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Aanrud, Norwegian author (Storken), dies at 89