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9th of January 0475 EVENT Byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople, and his general, Basiliscus gains control of the empire.
9th of January 1127 EVENT 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.
9th of January 1349 EVENT The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing Black Death, is rounded up and incinerated.
9th of January 1431 EVENT Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.
9th of January 1760 EVENT Afghans defeat Marathas in the Battle of Barari Ghat.
9th of January 1768 EVENT In London, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.
9th of January 1788 EVENT Connecticut becomes the fifth state to be admitted to the United States.
9th of January 1793 EVENT Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the United States.
9th of January 1806 EVENT Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson receives a state funeral and is interred in St Paul's Cathedral.
9th of January 1816 EVENT Sir Humphry Davy tests the Davy lamp for miners at Hebburn Colliery.
9th of January 1822 EVENT The Portuguese prince Pedro I of Brazil decides to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portuguese king Joao VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
9th of January 1839 EVENT The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
9th of January 1857 EVENT The Fort Tejon earthquake of California occurs, registering an estimated magnitude of 7.9.
9th of January 1858 EVENT Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas, commits suicide.
9th of January 1861 EVENT Mississippi becomes the second state to secede from the Union before the outbreak of the American Civil War.
9th of January 1861 EVENT 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".
9th of January 1863 EVENT American Civil War: the Battle of Fort Hindman begins in Arkansas.
9th of January 1878 EVENT Umberto I becomes King of Italy.
9th of January 1880 EVENT The Great Gale of 1880 devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with high wind and heavy snow.
9th of January 1894 EVENT New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts.
9th of January 1903 EVENT Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, son of the famous poet Alfred Tennyson, becomes the second Governor-General of Australia.
9th of January 1905 EVENT According to the Julian Calendar which is used at the time, Russian workers stage a march on the Winter Palace that ends in the massacre by Tsarist troops known as Bloody Sunday, setting off the Russian Revolution of 1905.
9th of January 1909 EVENT Ernest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole, plants the British flag 97 nautical miles (180 km; 112 mi) from the South Pole, the furthest anyone had ever reached at that time.
9th of January 1914 EVENT Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., the first historically black intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity to be officially recognized at Howard University is founded.
9th of January 1916 EVENT World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli concludes with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces are evacuated from the peninsula.
9th of January 1917 EVENT World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.
9th of January 1918 EVENT Battle of Bear Valley: The last battle of the American Indian Wars.
9th of January 1921 EVENT Greco-Turkish War: The First Battle of Inonu, the first battle of the war, began near Eskisehir in Anatolia.
9th of January 1923 EVENT Juan de la Cierva makes the first autogyro flight.
9th of January 1923 EVENT Lithuanian residents of the Memel Territory rebelled against the League of Nations decision to leave the area as a mandated region under French control.
9th of January 1927 EVENT A fire at the Laurier Palace movie theatre in Montreal, Quebec, kills 78 children.
9th of January 1941 EVENT World War II: First flight of the Avro Lancaster.
9th of January 1941 EVENT World War II: The Greek Triton (Y-5) sinks the Italian submarine Neghelli in Otranto.
9th of January 1945 EVENT World War II: The United States invades Luzon in the Philippines.
9th of January 1947 EVENT Elizabeth "Betty" Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
9th of January 1960 EVENT 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.
9th of January 1964 EVENT Martyrs' Day: Several Panamanian youths try to raise the Panamanian flag on the U.S.-controlled Panama Canal Zone, leading to fighting between U.S. military and Panamanian civilians.
9th of January 1991 EVENT 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.
9th of January 1992 EVENT The Assembly of the Serb People in Bosnia and Herzegovina proclaims the creation of Republika Srpska, a new state within Yugoslavia.
9th of January 1996 EVENT 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.
9th of January 2005 EVENT Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.
9th of January 1475 BIRTHDAY Crinitus, Florentine humanist (d. 1507)
9th of January 1554 BIRTHDAY Pope Gregory XV (d. 1623)
9th of January 1571 BIRTHDAY Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy, soldier in Habsburg service (d. 1621)
9th of January 1589 BIRTHDAY Ivan Gundulic, Croatian poet (d. 1638)
9th of January 1624 BIRTHDAY Empress Meisho (d. 1696)
9th of January 1685 BIRTHDAY Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch philologist (d. 1766)
9th of January 1728 BIRTHDAY Thomas Warton, English poet (d. 1790)
9th of January 1735 BIRTHDAY John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent Royal Navy, Admiral of the Fleet
9th of January 1745 BIRTHDAY Caleb Strong, 6th and 10th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1819)
9th of January 1773 BIRTHDAY Cassandra Austen, English watercolorist and sister of Jane Austen (d. 1845)
9th of January 1790 BIRTHDAY Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (d. 1855)
9th of January 1811 BIRTHDAY Gilbert Abbott a Beckett, English writer (d. 1856)
9th of January 1819 BIRTHDAY James Francis, Premier of Victoria (d. 1884)
9th of January 1823 BIRTHDAY Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch, German surgeon (d. 1908)
9th of January 1829 BIRTHDAY Thomas William Robertson, English playwright (d. 1871)
9th of January 1829 BIRTHDAY Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer (d. 1857)
9th of January 1832 BIRTHDAY Felix-Gabriel Marchand, journalist, author and politician, Premier of Quebec (d. 1900)
9th of January 1839 BIRTHDAY John Knowles Paine, U.S. composer (d. 1906)
9th of January 1848 BIRTHDAY Princess Frederica of Hanover (d. 1926)
9th of January 1849 BIRTHDAY John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)
9th of January 1854 BIRTHDAY Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)
9th of January 1856 BIRTHDAY Anton Askerc, Slovenian priest and poet (d. 1912)
9th of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Carrie Chapman Catt, American suffragist leader (d. 1947)
9th of January 1864 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)
9th of January 1868 BIRTHDAY S. P. L. S?rensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)
9th of January 1870 BIRTHDAY Joseph B Strauss, American civil engineer (d. 1938)
9th of January 1873 BIRTHDAY Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Hebrew poet (d. 1934)
9th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)
9th of January 1879 BIRTHDAY John Broadus Watson, American psychologist (d. 1958)
9th of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Edouard Beaupre, horse lifter (d. 1904)
9th of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Papini, Italian writer (d. 1956)
9th of January 1881 BIRTHDAY Lascelles Abercrombie, British poet and critic (d. 1938)
9th of January 1886 BIRTHDAY Lloyd Loar, Acoustical engineer and inventor of the Gibson F-5 mandolin (d. 1943)
9th of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist (d. 1935)
9th of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Karel Capek, Czech writer (d. 1938)
9th of January 1892 BIRTHDAY Eva Bowring, American politician (d. 1985)
9th of January 1896 BIRTHDAY Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-born British conductor (d. 1971)
9th of January 1897 BIRTHDAY Karl Lowith, German philosopher (d. 1973)
9th of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Gracie Fields, English music hall performer (d. 1979)
9th of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Vilma Banky, Hungarian actress (d. 1991)
9th of January 1898 BIRTHDAY Wally Baker, American supercentenarian (d. 2009)
9th of January 1900 BIRTHDAY Richard Halliburton, American adventurer (presumed dead 1939)
9th of January 1900 BIRTHDAY Maria of Romania, Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (d. 1961)
9th of January 1901 BIRTHDAY Chic Young, American cartoonist (d. 1973)
9th of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Rudolph Bing, Austrian-born opera manager (d. 1997)
9th of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Saint Josemaria Escriva, Spanish Catholic priest and founder of Opus Dei (d. 1975)
9th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator (d. 1969)
9th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Simone de Beauvoir, French author (d. 1986)
9th of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Herva Nelli, Italian-born soprano (d. 1994)
9th of January 1909 BIRTHDAY John Richard Simplot, American entrepreneur (d. 2008)
9th of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Patrick Peyton, Irish Roman Catholic prelate (d. 1992)
9th of January 1909 BIRTHDAY Anthony Mamo, Malta's 1st President (d. 2008)
9th of January 1912 BIRTHDAY Ralph Tubbs, British architect (d. 1996)
9th of January 1913 BIRTHDAY Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (d. 1994)
9th of January 1914 BIRTHDAY Kenny (Klook) Clarke, American jazz drummer and composer (d. 1985)
9th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Anita Louise, U.S. actress (d. 1970)
9th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Fernando Lamas, Argentine actor (d. 1982)
9th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Peter Twinn, English World War II code-breaker (d. 2004)
9th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Vic Mizzy, American orchestra leader (d. 2009)
9th of January 1918 BIRTHDAY Alma Ziegler, American baseball player [AAGPBL] (d. 2005)
9th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Chan Canasta, Polish-British magician (d. 1999)
9th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar (d. 1998)
9th of January 1920 BIRTHDAY Clive Dunn, British actor
9th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)
9th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Har Gobind Khorana, Nobel laureate
9th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Ahmed Sekou Toure, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
9th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
9th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Lee Van Cleef, American actor (d. 1989)
9th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Jean-Pierre Cote, Canadian politician, Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 2002)
9th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Judith Krantz, American author
9th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Domenico Modugno, Italian singer and songwriter (d. 1994)
9th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Heiner Muller, German dramatist (d. 1995)
9th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Brian Friel, Irish dramatist
9th of January 1929 BIRTHDAY Dorothea Puente, American serial killer
9th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Algis Budrys, American author (d. 2008)
9th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Robert Garcia, American politician
9th of January 1933 BIRTHDAY Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
9th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Bart Starr, American football player
9th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Bob Denver, American actor (d. 2005)
9th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Dick Enberg, American sportscaster
9th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American publisher
9th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Brian Harradine, Australian independent Senator
9th of January 1936 BIRTHDAY Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer
9th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Susannah York, British actress (d. 2011)
9th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Boyd, American actor and singer (d. 2009)
9th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Barbara Buczek, Polish composer (d. 1993)
9th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Ruth Dreifuss, Swiss politician
9th of January 1940 BIRTHDAY Al Downing, American singer (d. 2005)
9th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician
9th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Joan Baez, American singer and activist
9th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY K Callan, American actress
9th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Lee Kun-hee, Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung
9th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Judy Malloy, American hypertext fiction pioneer and artist
9th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
9th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
9th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Scott Walker, American singer
9th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Robert Drewe, Australian author
9th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Ian Hornak, American painter, draughtsman and sculptor (d. 2002)
9th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Page, British musician and producer (Led Zeppelin)
9th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY John Doman, American actor
9th of January 1947 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Landfield, American artist
9th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Cassie Gaines, backup Singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1977)
9th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills) (d. 2006)
9th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY Rio Reiser, German singer (d. 1996)
9th of January 1950 BIRTHDAY David Johansen, American singer
9th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY M.L. Carr, basketball player and coach
9th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Crystal Gayle, American singer
9th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Hugh Bayley, British politician
9th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Michael Capuano, American politician, United States Congressman from Massachusetts
9th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Javad Alizadeh, Iranian cartoonist.
9th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author
9th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic
9th of January 1955 BIRTHDAY J. K. Simmons, American actor
9th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Kimberly Beck, American actress
9th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Imelda Staunton, British actress
9th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Mike Walczewski, American public address announcer at Madison Square Garden
9th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Phil Lewis, American singer (L.A. Guns)
9th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Bibie, Ghanaian singer
9th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Mehmet Ali Agca, Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II
9th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Stephen Neale, British philosopher
9th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Mark Martin, American race car driver
9th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
9th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Otis Nixon, American baseball player
9th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Cristi Minculescu, Romanian musician
9th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter
9th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Michael Everson, expert in writing systems and Unicode
9th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Darren Bennett, Australian-born American football player
9th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Muggsy Bogues, American basketball player
9th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Eric Erlandson, American musician
9th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Iain Dowie, English football manager
9th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Joely Richardson, British actress
9th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Haddaway, Trinidadian singer
9th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Jan Johansen, Swedish singer
9th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Carl Bell, American musician
9th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Claudio Caniggia, Argentinian footballer
9th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Gary Teichmann, South African rugby player
9th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Dave Matthews, South African singer and musician
9th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Steve Harwell, American singer and musician (Smash Mouth)
9th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Adams, West Indian cricketer
9th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Joey Lauren Adams, American actress
9th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.)
9th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Catalina Saavedra, Chilean actress
9th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire)
9th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Lara Fabian, Belgian singer
9th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Mia X, American rapper
9th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Daniel Dumile, American hip hop artist
9th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Angie Martinez, American rapper and radio talk host
9th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Scott Thornton, Canadian ice hockey player
9th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director
9th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian author
9th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Sarah Beeny, British TV personality
9th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Jay Powell, baseball player
9th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Mat Hoffman, Professional BMX Rider
9th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Angela Bettis, American actress
9th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Sean Paul, Jamaican ragga and hip hop musician
9th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood director, actor, producer, singer.
9th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Kiko Calero, Puerto Rican baseball player
9th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Kim Mathers, Eminem's Ex Wife
9th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Simon Gosejohann, German comedian
9th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer
9th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Radek Bonk, Czech ice hockey player
9th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Beth Troutman, American production assistant
9th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Chad Ochocinco, American football player
9th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Mathieu Garon, Canadian ice hockey player
9th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Gennaro Gattuso, Italian footballer
9th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY AJ McLean, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
9th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Maggie Rizer, American model and AIDS activist
9th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Athanassios Prittas, Greek footballer
9th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Tomiko Van, Japanese singer
9th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Sergio Garcia, Spanish golfer
9th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer
9th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Timmy Bowers, American basketball player
9th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
9th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Sharad Malhotra, Indian television actor
9th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Danso, German rugby player
9th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Jeferson, Brazilian footballer
9th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Mao Inoue, Japanese actress
9th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Sam Bird, English racing driver
9th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Paolo Nutini, Scottish singer/songwriter
9th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (d. 2006)
9th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Lucas Pezzini Leiva, Brazilian footballer
9th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Nina Dobrev, Bulgarian actress
9th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Michael Beasley, American basketball player
9th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Michaella Krajicek, Dutch tennis player
9th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Chris Sandow, Australian Rugby League player
9th of January 1990 BIRTHDAY Melissa Ricks, Filipina actress
9th of January 1150 DEATH Emperor Xizong of Jin is murdered by Prince Hailing of Jin in a Coup d'etat. (Born 1119)
9th of January 1282 DEATH Abu 'Uthman Sa'id ibn Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (Born 1204)
9th of January 1283 DEATH Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China (executed) (Born 1236)
9th of January 1499 DEATH Johann Cicero, elector of Brandenburg (Born 1455)
9th of January 1514 DEATH Anna, Duchess of Brittany, queen of Charles VIII of France (Born 1477)
9th of January 1543 DEATH Guillaume du Bellay, French diplomat and general (Born 1491)
9th of January 1562 DEATH Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord (Born 1514)
9th of January 1571 DEATH Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, French naval officer (Born 1510)
9th of January 1598 DEATH Jasper Heywood, English translator (Born 1553)
9th of January 1677 DEATH Aernout van der Neer, Dutch painter (Born 1603)
9th of January 1757 DEATH Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, French scientist and man of letters (Born 1657)
9th of January 1757 DEATH Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (Born 1688)
9th of January 1766 DEATH Thomas Birch, British historian (Born 1705)
9th of January 1799 DEATH Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (Born 1718)
9th of January 1800 DEATH Jean Etienne Championnet, French general (Born 1762)
9th of January 1805 DEATH Noble Wimberly Jones, American Continental Congressman (Born 1723)
9th of January 1843 DEATH William Hedley, British industrial engineer (Born 1773)
9th of January 1848 DEATH Caroline Herschel, German-born astronomer (Born 1750)
9th of January 1858 DEATH Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (Born 1798)
9th of January 1873 DEATH Emperor Napoleon III of France (Born 1808)
9th of January 1876 DEATH Samuel Gridley Howe, American abolitionist (Born 1801)
9th of January 1877 DEATH Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (Born 1799)
9th of January 1878 DEATH King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (Born 1820)
9th of January 1895 DEATH Aaron Lufkin Dennison, American watch manufacturer (Born 1812)
9th of January 1901 DEATH Richard Copley Christie, English scholar (Born 1830)
9th of January 1908 DEATH Abraham Goldfaden, Russian-born actor (Born 1840)
9th of January 1908 DEATH Wilhelm Busch, German painter (Born 1832)
9th of January 1911 DEATH Edvard Rusjan, Slovene flight pioneer (Born 1886)
9th of January 1911 DEATH Edwin Arthur Jones, American composer (Born 1853)
9th of January 1918 DEATH Emile Reynaud, French scientist (Born 1844)
9th of January 1923 DEATH Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand writer (Born 1888)
9th of January 1927 DEATH Houston Stewart Chamberlain, British pro-Aryan anti-semitic writer, son-in-law of Richard Wagner (Born 1855)
9th of January 1931 DEATH Wayne Munn, wrestler (Born 1896)
9th of January 1936 DEATH John Gilbert, American actor (Born 1899)
9th of January 1939 DEATH Johann Strauss III, Austrian conductor (Born 1866)
9th of January 1945 DEATH Juri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister (Born 1890)
9th of January 1946 DEATH Countee Cullen, American poet (Born 1903)
9th of January 1946 DEATH Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (Born 1874)
9th of January 1947 DEATH Karl Mannheim, German sociologist (Born 1893)
9th of January 1960 DEATH Elsie J. Oxenham, British children's author (Born 1880)
9th of January 1961 DEATH Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (Born 1867)
9th of January 1971 DEATH Elmer Flick, baseball player (Born 1876)
9th of January 1972 DEATH Ted Shawn, American dancer (Born 1891)
9th of January 1975 DEATH Pyotr Novikov, Russian mathematician (Born 1901)
9th of January 1975 DEATH Pierre Fresnay, French actor (Born 1897)
9th of January 1979 DEATH Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian engineer and architect (Born 1891)
9th of January 1981 DEATH Kazimierz Serocki, Polish composer (Born 1922)
9th of January 1984 DEATH Wolfgang Staudte, German director (Born 1906)
9th of January 1985 DEATH Robert Mayer, British businessman and philanthropist (Born 1879)
9th of January 1987 DEATH Arthur Lake, American actor (Born 1905)
9th of January 1989 DEATH Bill Terry, baseball player (Born 1898)
9th of January 1990 DEATH Sir Edward McTiernan, Australian jurist, lawyer and politician (Born 1892)
9th of January 1990 DEATH Spud Chandler, baseball player (Born 1907)
9th of January 1992 DEATH Bill Naughton, British playwright (Born 1910)
9th of January 1992 DEATH Steve Brodie, American actor (Born 1919)
9th of January 1993 DEATH Sir Paul Hasluck, Governor-General of Australia (Born 1905)
9th of January 1994 DEATH Johnny Temple, baseball player (Born 1927)
9th of January 1995 DEATH Souphanouvong, President of Laos (Born 1909)
9th of January 1995 DEATH Peter Cook, British actor and comedian (Born 1937)
9th of January 1997 DEATH Edward Osobka-Morawski, Prime Minister of Poland (Born 1909)
9th of January 1997 DEATH Jesse White, American actor (Born 1917)
9th of January 1998 DEATH Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (Born 1918)
9th of January 1998 DEATH Charito Solis, Filipino actress (Born 1935)
9th of January 2000 DEATH Nigel Tranter, Scottish historian and author (Born 1909)
9th of January 2000 DEATH Ted Jones, Hydroplane builder/designer (Born 1908)
9th of January 2001 DEATH Maurice Prather, American photographer (Born 1926)
9th of January 2003 DEATH Will McDonough, American sports journalist (Born 1935)
9th of January 2004 DEATH Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher (Born 1909)
9th of January 2005 DEATH Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (Born 1925)
9th of January 2006 DEATH Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (Born 1964)
9th of January 2006 DEATH Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor, director (Born 1937)
9th of January 2007 DEATH Jean-Pierre Vernant, French structuralist historian and anthropologist (Born 1914)
9th of January 2007 DEATH Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (Born 1977)
9th of January 2008 DEATH Mehran Ghassemi, Iranian journalist (Born 1977)
9th of January 2008 DEATH Liam Quinn, Provisional IRA member (Born 1949)
9th of January 2008 DEATH Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (Born 1923)
9th of January 2008 DEATH Sir John Harvey-Jones, chairman of ICI from 1982 to 1987 (Born 1924).
9th of January 2009 DEATH T. Llew Jones, Welsh author (Born 1915)
9th of January 2009 DEATH Rob Gauntlett, English adventurer, explorer and motivational speaker (Born 1987)
9th of January 2010 DEATH Vimcy, Sports writer (Born 1925)

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