On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -87°F (-66°C), Northice Station, Greenland (Greenland record)
  • Bert Olmstead of the Montreal Canadiens, ties NHL record of 8 points in game
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Louise Bogan & Leonie Adams

Famous Birthdays

  • Lance Hoppens, rocker (Orleans-Still the One, Dance With Me)