Historical Events for 9th January 2020

1908 – Muir Woods National Monument, California, established
1909 – Ernest Shackleton as part of the British Nimrod Expedition reaches a record farthest South latitude (88°23′ south)
1959 – Pat O’Connor beats Dick Hutton in St Louis, to become NWA champ
1964 – Anti-US rioting broke out in Panama Canal Zone
1973 – Luna 21 launched, to Moon
1977 – “Porgy and Bess” closes at Uris Theater NYC after 122 performances
1979 – Supreme Court strikes down (6-3) PA law requiring doctors performing an abortion to try to preserve lives of potentially viable fetuses
1979 – High-school player Daryl Moreau makes 126th consecutive free throws
1981 – Francisco Balsamao elected President of Portugal
1991 – Chicago’s Michael Jordan scores a game-high 40 points to lead the Bulls to a 107-99 win over Philadelphia at the Spectrum; reaches the 15,000 point mark of his career

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