Friday 9 January 1942US date format: 1/9/1942, UK date format: 9/1/1942
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Werner Schnitzer and Lee Kun-hee.
Joan of Paris, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
On TV people were watching Men at Work.
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- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Werner Schnitzer
- Lee Kun-hee: Korean industrialist, chairman of...
- Ian Tonothy: British practicing hypnotherapist and...
- John Dunning: American author.
- K Callan: American actress.
- Judy Malloy: American hypertext fiction pioneer and...
- Tony Harding: English illustrator (d. 2014).
- K Callan in Dallas: Texas, USA; actress (This House...
- Joe Louis knocks out Buddy Baer in one round for heavyweight boxing title.
- US Joint Chiefs of Staff created.