9th January
9th January

This Day in History on 9 January

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 9 January. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Non-Resident Indian Day (India)


Important Event

1918 – Battle of Bear Valley: The last battle of the American Indian Wars.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1889 – Vrindavan Lal Verma, Indian author and playwright (d. 1969)

1921 – Lister Sinclair, Indian-Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)


1922 – Har Gobind Khorana, Indian-American biochemist and academic, Nobel laureate (d. 2011)

1946 – Mohammad Ishaq Khan, Indian historian and academic (d. 2013)

1952 – Kaushik Basu, Indian economist and academic

Death/ Death Anniversary

2013 – Robert L. Rock, American businessman and politician, 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (b. 1927)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History