January 9

January 9 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2021 Daily Holidays that fall on January 9, include:

  • Balloon Ascension Day 
  • Eagle Day - January 9, 2021 (Second Saturday in January)
  • International Choreographers Day 
  • National Apricot Day 
  • National Cassoulet Day 
  • National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 
  • National Static Electricity Day 
  • National Take the Stairs Day 
  • National Vision Board Day - January 9, 2021 (Second Saturday in January)
  • National Word Nerd Day 
  • Panama's Martyrs' Day 
  • Play God Day

2021 Weekly Holidays that include January 9, are:

  • Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration Week - January 7-10, 2021
  • National Folic Acid Awareness Week - January 3-9, 2021 (Second Week of January)
  • National Law Enforcement Training Week - January 3-9, 2021 (First Full Week of January)
  • National Lose Weight - Feel Great Week - January 3-9, 2021 (Starts First Sunday in January)
  • National Soccer Coaches of America Week - January 6-10, 2021
  • National Thank Your Customers Week - January 3-9, 2021 (First Full Week of January)
  • Universal Letter Writing Week - January 8-14

2021 Monthly Holidays that include January 9, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out my January Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of January.

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.


Darth Vader Balloon taking off on 9-11-11 at the Great Reno Balloon Race

Darth Vader Balloon taking off on 9-11-11 at the Great Reno Balloon Race, in Reno, Nevada.  This is a fantastic annual event! 


World Festivals and Events
(Date Order)

  • Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - Starts annually on January 5, and typically runs for a month or more, in Harbin, China and is the largest ice and snow festival in the world! 2021 dates are January 5 - February 5, 2021
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show - January 9-16, 2021 (Harrisburg, PA)

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for January 9 is a Capricorn.


Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for January are:

  • Carnation - The Carnation is the Birth Flower for January. The  symbolization of the Carnation means love, pride, beauty, purity, distinction, fascination, and loyal.
  • Snowdrop is a white flower with three small petals in the middle surrounded by three larger petals on the outside. The symbolization of the snowdrop means love, fascination, and purity.

See our GARDEN HOLIDAYS page for all the special days celebrating things of the garden!


Birthstone

The Birthstone for January is a Garnet.


Famous Birthdays

  • 1913 - Richard Nixon, 37th United States President 
  • 1941 - Joan Baez, American Singer
  • 1944 - James Patrick "Jimmy" Page is born in Heston, Middlesex, England. He was a musician who went on to form the The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
  • 1982 - Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge


Famous Deaths

  • 1324 - Marco Polo - Italian explorer and merchant (b. 1254)
  • 1873 - Napoleon III, French politician who was the 1st President of France (b. 1808)
  • 1939 - Johann Strauss III, Austrian composer, violinist, and conductor (b. 1866)
  • 2015 - Bud Paxson, American founder of the Home Shopping Network and Pax TV (b. 1935)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

2005 - Vince Neil, lead singer of Motley Crue marries Lia Gerardini

Quote of the Day

January 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! This is the holidays-and-observances.com Quote of the Day.

January 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! 

Let's face it, there is so much evil in the world today! Our Law Enforcement and Military are there to do their best to keep us safe.  It is sad to me to see the disrespect that many give to our Law Enforcement Men and Women these days. We would have utter chaos in the world without them! Are they perfect? No one is! Do they sometimes make mistakes? Yes, everyone does! They go into every shift, knowing they might not make it home at the end of the day. They deserve our respect and appreciation! Thank an officer today for their service!


Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

January is National Soup Day. Here is a great Black Bean Soup Recipe from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits!

January is National Soup Day. Here is a great Black Bean Soup Recipe from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits! (link goes to her website)


This Day in History

  • 1768 - In London, England, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.
  • 1768 - Connecticut becomes the fifth state to be admitted to the United States.
  • 1793 - Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the United States
  • 1857 - The Fort Tejon earthquake strikes California, registering an estimated magnitude of 7.9.
  • 1861 - Mississippi becomes the second state to secede from the Union before the outbreak of the American Civil War.
  • 1894 - New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • 1918 - Battle of Bear Valley is the last battle of the American Indian Wars
  • 1964 – Several Panamanian youths try to raise the Panamanian flag on the U.S. controlled Panama Canal Zone, leading to fighting between U.S. military and Panamanian civilians.
  • 2007 - The first iPhone is unveiled by Apple CEO Steve Jobs 
  • 2013 - A SeaStreak ferry crashes into the dock in lower Manhattan, New York City and injures 85 people.
  • 2015 - The two suspects from the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris on January 7th, are both killed after a hostage situation. A second hostage situation related to the Charlie Hebdo shooting occurs at a Jewish Market.


This Day in Music

  • 1960 - Patsy Cline becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
  • 1965 - The Beatles 65 album jumps from #98 to #1 on the Billboard album chart in one week's time where it remains for nine straight weeks.
  • 2013 - One Direction wins Favorite Album for Up All Night, and Favorite Song, What Makes You Beautiful, at the People's Choice Awards


The Beatles, singing Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby - one of the songs from their Beatles 65 album.

This Day in Sports

  • 1977 - Superbowl XI at the Pasadena Superbowl - Oakland Raiders beats Minnesota Vikings, 32-14
  • 1990 - Jim Palmer & Joe Morgan are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1998 - The Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky as the best NHL player ever


Word of the Day from Wiktionary

from the word go (adverb)

1. From the very beginning; from the outset; immediately upon starting.

Wishing You a Great Day Today!

Solo Build It!

Solo Build It, or SBI, is the awesome E-Business software that we are using for this site!





Like this Page?

Like this Site?





Follow Us!


Share This Page



We are currently working on updating all 2021 moveable Holidays and Observances

Holidays and Observances Holiday Calendar

Holiday Calendar

2021 Holidays
(working on 2021 Movable Dates)


Site Sponsors
(Please check out OUR other Sites!!)

Kerry's Site - Healthy Diet Habits:


Leigh's site - Truckee Travel Guide - a tourism site about the Ski Town of Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

Brie from Massage By Brie in Midtown, Sacramento

 Massage By Brie - Sacramento, CA

(Leigh's Daughter Brie)


Greeting Cards

Everyone still LOVES to get Greeting Cards with a Handwritten Note!


Search for Holidays By Month

Build Your Own Website!

Solo Build It!

SBI, or Solo Build It, is the E-Business software that we are using for this site!


January Holidays
Daily Pages

January Holidays includes Soup Month

January Holidays

2021 Dates


Related Pages

Holidays and Observances Animal Holidays - Pictured is a Yellow Bellied Marmot eating a Paint Ball Pellet

Animal Holidays

World Festival and Event info. from Holidays and Observances

Festivals and Events

Food Holidays - Information from Holidays and Observances

Food Holidays

Health Holidays Info. from Holidays and Observances

Health Holidays

Music Holidays

Religious Holidays Information from Holidays and Observances

Religious Holidays