What Happened on January 9, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 120 at Indiana
  • Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.)
  • Jimmy Adams, cricketer (prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992)
  • Joey Lauren Adams, American actress
  • Katie Anderson, Canada 100m hurdler (Olympic 7th-92, 96), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Mardi Lunn, Australian LPGA golfer (1991 Thailand Open), born in Liverpool, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Olympic bronze 1964), commits suicide
  • Louis-Francois-Marie Aubert, French composer (Habanera), dies at 90