On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1854

Historical Events

  • Astor Library opens in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennie Jerome, American society beauty and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)

Famous Deaths

  • Filippo Traetta [Philip Trajetta], Italian composer, dies at 77
1854 Highlights

About January 9, 1854

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn