January 9, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elizabeth "Betty" Short, the black dahlia, is last seen alive.

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short

Birthdays in History

  • Ronnie Landfield, American artist

Deaths in History

  • Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53
  • Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Merchant Exchange-Amsterdam), dies at 80