January 9th (1909) was a Saturday. It's the 8th day of the year (9th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 357 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 9th January, 1909
» Ernest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole, plants the Flag of the United Kingdom British flag convert 97 nmi km mi from the South Pole, the Farthest South farthest anyone had ever reached at that time.
Famous Birthdays on January 9 in 1909
» Anthony Mamo, Maltese politician, 1st President of Malta (d. 2008)
» Herva Nelli, Italian-American soprano (d. 1994)
» Patrick Peyton, Irish-American priest (d. 1992)
January 9th Holidays in History
» Christian Feast Day:
» Adrian of Canterbury
» Metropolitan Philip or Metropolitan Philip II of Moscow
» Julia Chester Emery (Episcopal Church (USA))
» January 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
» Black Nazarene named Feast of the Black Nazarene (Manila, Philippines)