What Happened on January 9, 2022

Historical Events

  • At least 200 people killed and 10,000 displaced by armed bandits in northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara, after military raids on their hideouts, amid continuing struggle for order in the region [1]
  • Fire in a Bronx, New York, residential high rise kills 17 and injures 63

Famous Deaths

Bob Saget (1956-2022)

American comedian, actor (Full House), and TV host (America's Funniest Home Video), dies of head trauma at 65

  • Bob Shearer, Australian golfer, course designer (4 x PGA Tour of Australia Order of Merit), dies from a heart attack at 73
  • Dwayne Hickman, American actor (The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; How to Stuff a Wild Bikini), and network executive, dies of complications from Parkinson's disease at 87 [1]
  • James Mtume [Forman], American Grammy Award-winning jazz and R&B percussionist, songwriter, record producer (Miles Davis, 1971-75; "Juicy Fruit"), social activist, and radio personality, dies at 76
  • Maria Ewing, American opera mezzo-soprano singer (Metropolitan Opera, 1976-97), dies at 71

About January 9, 2022

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele