On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Walters, Canadian golfer (Hawaiian Open 1992-93), born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (b. 1880)