What Happened on January 9, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Building of Aswan dam in Egypt, begins

Famous Birthdays

  • David Peoples, American golfer (1991 Buick Southern Open), born in Augusta, Maine
  • Lisa Walters, Canadian LPGA golfer (Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93), born in Prince Rupert British Columbia

Famous Deaths

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