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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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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)

  • 1793
    Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the United States.
  • 1816
    Sir Humphry Davy tests the Davy lamp for miners at Hebburn Colliery.
  • 1861
    Mississippi becomes the second state to secede from the Union before the outbreak of the American Civil War.
  • 1914
    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., the first historically black intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity to be officially recognized at Howard University is founded.
  • 1916
    World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli concludes with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces are evacuated from the peninsula.
  • 1917
    World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.
  • 1923
    Lithuanian residents of the Memel Territory rebelled against the League of Nations decision to leave the area as a mandated region under French control.
  • 1945
    World War II: The United States invades Luzon in the Philippines.
  • 1960
    President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser opens construction on the Aswan Dam by detonating ten tons of dynamite to demolish twenty tons of granite on the east bank of the Nile.
  • 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?

  • 1790
    Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (d. 1855)
  • 1823
    Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch, German surgeon (d. 1908)
  • 1832
    Félix-Gabriel Marchand, French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1900)
  • 1896
    Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-born British conductor (d. 1971)
  • 1920
    Clive Dunn, British actor
  • 1928
    Domenico Modugno, Italian singer and songwriter (d. 1994)
  • 1945
    John Doman, American actor
  • 1959
    Cristi Minculescu, Romanian musician
  • 1967
    Dave Matthews, South African singer and musician
  • 1967
    Gary Teichmann, South African rugby player

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