On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Venezuelan rebel Urbina lets Dutch/Curacaose hostages free

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Ace [John Marshall Alexander, Jr.], rhythm and blues singer (My Song), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954)
  • June O'Dell, deputy CEO (Equal Opportunities Commission)
  • Keith A St H Gardner, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic bronze 1960)
  • Robert E Badham, (Rep-R-CA, 1977- )

Famous Deaths

  • Lewis Bennison, American actor (The Road Called Straight), commits suicide at 44