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Sunday January 9, 2022

January 9: Day of the Week

January 9, 2022 was the 9th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 356 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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

January 2022
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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)

  • 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.
  • 1760
    Afghans defeat Marathas in the Battle of Barari Ghat.
  • 1839
    The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: the Battle of Fort Hindman begins in Arkansas.
  • 1918
    Battle of Bear Valley: The last battle of the American Indian Wars.
  • 1941
    World War II: First flight of the Avro Lancaster.
  • 1941
    World War II: The Greek Triton (Y-5) sinks the Italian submarine Neghelli in Otranto.
  • 1991
    Representatives from the United States and Iraq meet at the Geneva Peace Conference to try and find a peaceful resolution to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
  • 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?

  • 1848
    Princess Frederica of Hanover (d. 1926)
  • 1881
    Lascelles Abercrombie, British poet and critic (d. 1938)
  • 1909
    Anthony Mamo, Malta’s 1st President (d. 2008)
  • 1909
    Patrick Peyton, Irish Roman Catholic prelate (d. 1992)
  • 1935
    Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American publisher
  • 1941
    Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician
  • 1943
    Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • 1959
    Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • 1967
    Gary Teichmann, South African rugby player
  • 1987
    Mao Inoue, Japanese actress

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