Historical Events on January 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billionaire Howard Hughes says Clifford Irving's bio is a fake

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
  • British coal miners begin a national strike, the first for half a century
  • LA Lakers 33 game winning streak snapped by a loss to the Bucks 120-104
  • Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
  • Retired passenger liner Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire in Hong Kong harbour