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Monday January 9, 2017

January 9: Day of the Week

January 9, 2017 was the 9th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 356 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 9 Historical Event(s)

  • 1127
    Invading Jurchen soldiers from the Jin Dynasty besiege and sack Bianjing (Kaifeng), the capital of the Song Dynasty of China, and abduct Emperor Qinzong and others, ending the Northern Song Dynasty.
  • 1816
    Sir Humphry Davy tests the Davy lamp for miners at Hebburn Colliery.
  • 1839
    The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
  • 1857
    The Fort Tejon earthquake of California occurs, registering an estimated magnitude of 7.9.
  • 1858
    Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas, commits suicide.
  • 1880
    The Great Gale of 1880 devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with high wind and heavy snow.
  • 1905
    According to the Julian Calendar which is used at the time, Russian workers stage a march on the Winter Palace that ends in the massacre by Tsarist troops known as Bloody Sunday, setting off the Russian Revolution of 1905.
  • 1921
    Greco-Turkish War: The First Battle of İnönü, the first battle of the war, began near Eskişehir in Anatolia.
  • 1941
    World War II: The Greek Triton (Y-5) sinks the Italian submarine Neghelli in Otranto.
  • 1992
    The Assembly of the Serb People in Bosnia and Herzegovina proclaims the creation of Republika Srpska, a new state within Yugoslavia.

Who were born on January 9?

  • 1685
    Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch philologist (d. 1766)
  • 1886
    Lloyd Loar, Acoustical engineer and inventor of the Gibson F-5 mandolin (d. 1943)
  • 1915
    Anita Louise, U.S. actress (d. 1970)
  • 1926
    Jean-Pierre Côté, Canadian politician, Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 2002)
  • 1929
    Heiner Muller, German dramatist (d. 1995)
  • 1933
    Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
  • 1964
    Stan Javier, Dominican baseball player
  • 1967
    Claudio Caniggia, Argentinian footballer
  • 1981
    Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer
  • 1982
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

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