This was 9th day of the year and 356 days remained in the year.

January 9 Birthdays

Richard Nixon
1913–1994, 37th United States President.

Carrie Chapman Catt
suffragist (1859)

Hayyim Nahman Bialik
poet, publisher (1873)

John B. Watson
psychologist (1878)

Karel Capek
author (1890)

Simone de Beauvoir
author (1908)

Har Gobind Khorana
biochemist (1922)

Bob Denver
actor (1935)

Joan Baez
folk singer and political activist (1941)

Jimmy Page
musician (1944)

Imelda Staunton
actor (1956)

Kate Middleton
Duchess of Cambridge (1982)

January 9 in History


Connecticut became the 5th state in the United States.


Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union.


The Russian Revolution of 1905 was sparked by troops firing on petitioners to Czar Nicholas in St. Petersburg.


Anti-American rioting broke out in the Panama Canal Zone.


Surveyor 7, the last of America's unmanned lunar probes, landed on the Moon.

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