On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dakota Fanning receives the Rising Star Award at the 20th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

  • Israel begins an assault on the Gaza Strip

Famous Deaths

  • Ron Asheton, The Stooges guitarrist (b. 1948)
  • Vivienne Della Chiesa, American lyric soprano who sang on US radio during the 1940s and early 1950s (The American Album of Familiar Music, The Standard Hour), dies at 93