On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • John Harvey-Jones, English businessman and chairman of ICI (1982-87), dies at 83
  • Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (b. 1923)
  • Mehran Ghassemi, Iranian journalist (b. 1977)
  • William Quinn, Irish Republican Army soldier (b. 1950)