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Wednesday January 9, 2019

January 9: Day of the Week

January 9, 2019 was the 9th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 356 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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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.

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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.
  • 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.
  • 1431
    Judges’ investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.
  • 1839
    The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
  • 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”.
  • 1903
    Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, son of the famous poet Alfred Tennyson, becomes the second Governor-General of Australia.
  • 1909
    Ernest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole, plants the British flag 97 nmi from the South Pole, the furthest anyone had ever reached at that time.
  • 1927
    A fire at the Laurier Palace movie theatre in Montreal, Quebec, kills 78 children.
  • 1945
    World War II: The United States invades Luzon in the Philippines.
  • 1996
    First Chechen War: Chechen separatists launch a raid against the helicopter airfield and later a civilian hospital in the city of Kizlyar in the neighbouring Republic of Dagestan, which turns into a massive hostage crisis involving thousands of civilians.

Who were born on January 9?

  • 1849
    John Hartley, English tennis player (d. 1935)
  • 1854
    Jennie Jerome, American socialite and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)
  • 1892
    Eva Bowring, American politician (d. 1985)
  • 1896
    Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-born British conductor (d. 1971)
  • 1898
    Gracie Fields, English music hall performer (d. 1979)
  • 1943
    Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • 1947
    Ronnie Landfield, American artist
  • 1964
    Stan Javier, Dominican baseball player
  • 1965
    Darren Bennett, Australian-born American football player
  • 1970
    Lara Fabian, Belgian singer

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