On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • College Football National Championship, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa: #2 Clemson beats #1 Alabama, 35-31

Famous Deaths

  • Warren Allen Smith, American gay rights activist and writer, dies at 95
  • Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-born sociologist (Modernity and the Holocaust), dies at 91