On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Shield, American pianist and composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68