On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 2021

Historical Events

  • China places two cities, Shijiazhuang and Xingtai, under lockdown after over 130 cases of COVID-19 reported
  • Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashes in the Java Sea just after take off from Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 62 on board

Famous Deaths

  • Vivalyn Latty-Scott, West Indian women's cricket all-rounder (10 Tests, 25 wickets; Jamaica), dies at 82
2021 Highlights

About January 9, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn