On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1876

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Bethge, German poet, born in Dessau (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Gridley Howe, United States physician, abolitionist, and an advocate of education for the blind, dies at 74
1876 Highlights

About January 9, 1876

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn