What Happened on January 9, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 5 people are killed in a Mitsubishi Materials chemical plant, Yokkaichi, Japan
  • Taliban suicide car bomb assassinates senior police officer Chaudhry Aslam and kills three others in Pakistan, Pakistan
  • Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year

Famous Deaths

  • Dale T. Mortensen, American economist and Nobel laureate, dies at 74