What Happened on January 9, 2018

Historical Events

  • Former White House strategist Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart News after his criticism of the White House in "Fire and the Fury" book
  • Mudslides sweep away 100 houses in Montecito, California, killing at least 20, on land stripped bare by recent fires
  • The first same-sex marriages take place in Australia after legislation passed a month earlier

Historic Event

US President Trump cancels program allowing 200,000 Salvadorans temporary status to live in the US


Famous Weddings

Ryan Lochte

Swimmer and 12-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte weds model Kayla Rae Reid in Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Karin von Aroldingen, German ballet dancer (NYC Ballet), dies at 76
  • Odvar Nordli, 21st Prime Minister of Norway (Labour: 1976-81), dies at 90
  • Terence Marsh, British production designer (Oliver!; Dr. Zhivago; Spaceballs), dies of cancer at 86
  • Tommy Lawrence, Scottish football player and goalkeeper (Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers), dies at 77
2018 Highlights

About January 9, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

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