On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Would-Be Gentleman" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 77 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Leo Gullotta, Italian actor (Sinbad of the 7 Seas), born in Catania, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Countee Cullen, African American poet of the Harlem Renaissance (Black Christ, One Way to Heaven), dies at 42
  • Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)