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January 9th

January 9th is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 356 days remaining until the end of the year (357 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 9th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 9th

1898 Gracie Fields (actress, singer)

1913 Richard Nixon (37th US President)

Richard M. Nixon

1920 Clive Dunn (actor, singer, author)

1922 Ahmed Sékou Touré (President of Guinea 1958-1984)

1925 Lee Van Clef (actor)

1933 Wilbur Smith (author, journalist)

1939 Susannah York (actress)

1941 Joan Baez (singer)

Joan Baez

1942 Susannah York (actress)

1943 Freddie Starr (comedian, singer)

1944 Jimmy Page (guitar player - Led Zeppelin)

1951 Michel Barnier (French politician)

1959 Rigoberta Menchú (UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, campaigner for the rights of indigenous peoples)

1962 Ray Houghton (soccer player)

1965 Ian Dowie (soccer player and manager)

1965 Joely Richardson (actress)

1972 Sarah Beeny (TV host)

1979 Oscar Isaac (actor)

1982 kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge (British royal)

January 9th in History

1768 Philip Astley stages the first modern Circus in London.

1788 Connecticut is the 5th state to ratify the US Constitution.

1806 State funeral of Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Horatio Nelson

1816 Sir Humphry Davy tests his safety lamp.

1861 Mississippi secedes from the United States.

Mississippi Flag

1912 United States invades Honduras.

1951 United Nations Headquarters opens in New York City.

United Nations Headquarters

1972 The ocean liner RMS Queen Elizabeth catches fire and capsizes in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong.

2007 Apple's Steve Jobs unveils the first iPhone.

Apple iPhone

January 9th is also

Feast of Saint Adrian (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse (Eastern Orthodox)

Feast of the Black Nazarene (Philippines)


People born on January 9th are Capricorn


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