What Happened on January 9, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Mister M (Dr X) beats Verne Gagne in Minn, to become NWA champ
  • NFL prohibits grabbing of face masks
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Lewis, rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68