On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • John Harvey-Jones, English businessman and chairman of ICI (1982-87), dies at 83
  • Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer, and "unofficial mayor" of Hollywood, dies at 84
  • Mehran Ghassemi, Iranian journalist (b. 1977)
  • William Quinn, Irish Republican Army soldier (b. 1950)
2008 Highlights

About January 9, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn