On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 2009

Historical Events

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Dominik Hrbatý beats Russia's Marat Safin 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 for an unassailable 2-0 lead, and Slovakia's 3rd title

Famous Weddings

  • High School Musical actress KayCee Stroh (24) weds Ben Higginson (24) at Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), dies of cancer at 67
  • T. Llew Jones, Welsh author (b. 1915)
2009 Highlights

About January 9, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke