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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)

  • 475
    Byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople, and his general, Basiliscus gains control of the empire.
  • 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.
  • 1349
    The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing Black Death, is rounded up and incinerated.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: The “Star of the West” incident occurs near Charleston, South Carolina. It is considered by some historians to be the “First Shots of the American Civil War”.
  • 1878
    Umberto I becomes King of Italy.
  • 1921
    Greco-Turkish War: The First Battle of İnönü, the first battle of the war, began near Eskişehir in Anatolia.
  • 1947
    Elizabeth “Betty” Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
  • 1992
    The Assembly of the Serb People in Bosnia and Herzegovina proclaims the creation of Republika Srpska, a new state within Yugoslavia.
  • 2004
    An inflatable boat carrying illegal Albanian emigrants stalls near the Karaburun Peninsula while on the way to Brindisi, Italy; exposure to the elements kills 28.
  • 2005
    Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.

Who were born on January 9?

  • 1735
    John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent Royal Navy, Admiral of the Fleet
  • 1829
    Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer (d. 1857)
  • 1886
    Lloyd Loar, Acoustical engineer and inventor of the Gibson F-5 mandolin (d. 1943)
  • 1898
    Wally Baker, American supercentenarian (d. 2009)
  • 1920
    Clive Dunn, British actor
  • 1921
    Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)
  • 1940
    Jimmy Boyd, American actor and singer (d. 2009)
  • 1967
    Dave Matthews, South African singer and musician
  • 1968
    Catalina Saavedra, Chilean actress
  • 1970
    Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire)

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