Today in History for 9th May 1977

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed
- Mabel Murphy Smythe confirmed as ambassador to Rep of Cameroon
- Patty Hearst let out of jail

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Choi Jeong-yoon, South Korean actress
- IƱigo Landaluze, Spanish cyclist
- Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- James Jones, US writer (Bad Blood, From Here to Eternity), dies at 55
- Walter Kraft, composer, dies at 71

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