January 9

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 9. From 1900 until now. January 9 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Catherine Duchess of Cambridge (1982), Joan Baez (1941) and Jimmy Page (1944). Several movies were released around January 9 over the years, such as The Shop Around the Corner in 1940 directed by Ernst Lubitsch and His Girl Friday in 1940 directed by Howard Hawks.
But much more happened on January 9 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around January 9 over the years?
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The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States of America

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart

Country: United States of America

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock

Release year: 1955

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1935

Directed by: Willi Forst

Starring: Pola Negri, Albrecht Schoenhals, Ingeborg Theek, Franziska Kinz

Frozen Land

Frozen Land

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Aku Louhimies

Starring: Jasper Pääkkönen, Mikko Leppilampi, Pamela Tola, Petteri Summanen


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 9?


  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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  • 2019 Remnants of a Dassault Mirage 2000D fighter jet are found in Jura, France, after the aircraft with two pilots onboard disappeared from radar. (France Info)
  • 2018 Steve Bannon steps down as executive chairman of Breitbart News amid a dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump over comments he made about the Trump family in Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury. (BBC)
  • 2017 January 2017 Jerusalem vehicular attack: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blames the Islamic State for the attack that killed four soldiers and injured 15 others in East Jerusalem. (CNN)
  • 2016 Terrorism in Egypt: Two police officers are shot dead by gunmen near the Giza pyramids, on the outskirts of Cairo. (The Independent)
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A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite

A Reporter's Life

Year: 1997


"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

Survival Of The Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman

Survival Of The Fittest

Year: 1998


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The daughter of a diplomat disappears on a school field trip—lured into the Santa Monica Mountains and killed in cold blood.

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

Year: 1969


From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, …

Wings by Danielle Steel


Year: 1995


From a house on the edge of her family's dusty farmland airstrip near Chicago, the child Cassie O'Malley would sneak into the night to look at the planes sitting shimmering in the moonlight.

When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

When the Wind Blows

Year: 1999


Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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