What Happened on January 9, 1962

Historical Events

  • Mister M (Dr X) beats Verne Gagne in Minn, to become NWA champ
  • NFL prohibits grabbing of face masks
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 History

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Shield [Shields], American pianist, composer (Laurel & Hardy; Our Gang; Union Pacific Suite), and orchestra leader, dies of cancer at 68

About January 9, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

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