On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" closes at Majestic NYC after 19 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Schroeder, American NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Elizabeth Punsalan, American ice skater (Olympic 15-94), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian novelist & cultural critic, born in Brockville, Canada
  • MF Doom [Daniel Dumile], American hip hop artist, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Scott Thornton, Canadian hockey left wing (941 NHL games; Montreal Canadiens, San Jose Sharks), born in London, Ontario
  • Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director, born in Shimane Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Flick, baseball player (b. 1876)
  • Giannis Christou, Greek composer (b. 1926)