What happened on January 9? There are more than 316 events that were made this day in history. Here are the important historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

Interesting Facts & Myths About January 9

January 9 In HistoryJanuary 9 is the 9th day of the year 2022. There are 356 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday. This day falls under the 1st week of the year 2022.

On this day in Sebec, Maine 04481 sunrise occured at 07:16 AM and sunset occured at 04:12 PM (local time).

The zodiac sign of a person born on this day is Capricorn. The modern birthstone for this month is Garnet while the mystical birthstone is Emerald.

According to the Chinese calendar, there are 23 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year (February 1, 2022).

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Historical Events For January 9

  • 475
    Byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople, and his general, Basiliscus gains control of the empire.
  • 1127
    Invading Jurchen soldiers from the Jin Dynasty besiege and sack Bianjing (Kaifeng), the capital of the Song Dynasty of China, and abduct Emperor Qinzong and others, ending the Northern Song Dynasty.
  • 1349
    The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing Black Death, is rounded up and incinerated.
  • 1431
    Judges’ investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.
  • 1760
    Afghans defeat Marathas in the Battle of Barari Ghat.
  • 1768
    In London, Philip Astley stages the first modern circus.
  • 1788
    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.
  • 1806
    Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson receives a state funeral and is interred in St Paul’s Cathedral.
  • 1816
    Sir Humphry Davy tests the Davy lamp for miners at Hebburn Colliery.
  • 1822
    The Portuguese prince Pedro I of Brazil decides to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portuguese king João VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1839
    The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
  • 1857
    The Fort Tejon earthquake of California occurs, registering an estimated magnitude of 7.9.
  • 1858
    Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas, commits suicide.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: The “Star of the West” incident occurs near Charleston, South Carolina. It is considered by some historians to be the “First Shots of the American Civil War”.
  • 1861
    Mississippi becomes the second state to secede from the Union before the outbreak of the American Civil War.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: the Battle of Fort Hindman begins in Arkansas.
  • 1878
    Umberto I becomes King of Italy.
  • 1880
    The Great Gale of 1880 devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with high wind and heavy snow.
  • 1894
    New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • 1903
    Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, son of the famous poet Alfred Tennyson, becomes the second Governor-General of Australia.
  • 1905
    According to the Julian Calendar which is used at the time, Russian workers stage a march on the Winter Palace that ends in the massacre by Tsarist troops known as Bloody Sunday, setting off the Russian Revolution of 1905.
  • 1909
    Ernest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole, plants the British flag 97 nmi from the South Pole, the furthest anyone had ever reached at that time.
  • 1914
    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., the first historically black intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity to be officially recognized at Howard University is founded.
  • 1916
    World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli concludes with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces are evacuated from the peninsula.
  • 1917
    World War I: the Battle of Rafa occurs near the Egyptian border with Palestine.
  • 1918
    Battle of Bear Valley: The last battle of the American Indian Wars.
  • 1921
    Greco-Turkish War: The First Battle of İnönü, the first battle of the war, began near Eskişehir in Anatolia.
  • 1923
    Juan de la Cierva makes the first autogyro flight.
  • 1923
    Lithuanian residents of the Memel Territory rebelled against the League of Nations decision to leave the area as a mandated region under French control.
  • 1927
    A fire at the Laurier Palace movie theatre in Montreal, Quebec, kills 78 children.
  • 1941
    World War II: First flight of the Avro Lancaster.
  • 1941
    World War II: The Greek Triton (Y-5) sinks the Italian submarine Neghelli in Otranto.
  • 1945
    World War II: The United States invades Luzon in the Philippines.
  • 1947
    Elizabeth “Betty” Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
  • 1960
    President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser opens construction on the Aswan Dam by detonating ten tons of dynamite to demolish twenty tons of granite on the east bank of the Nile.
  • 1964
    Martyrs’ Day: 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.
  • 1965
    The Mirzapur Cadet College formally opens for academic activities in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
  • 1991
    Representatives from the United States and Iraq meet at the Geneva Peace Conference to try and find a peaceful resolution to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
  • 1992
    The Assembly of the Serb People in Bosnia and Herzegovina proclaims the creation of Republika Srpska, a new state within Yugoslavia.
  • 1996
    First Chechen War: Chechen separatists launch a raid against the helicopter airfield and later a civilian hospital in the city of Kizlyar in the neighbouring Republic of Dagestan, which turns into a massive hostage crisis involving thousands of civilians.
  • 2004
    An inflatable boat carrying illegal Albanian emigrants stalls near the Karaburun Peninsula while on the way to Brindisi, Italy; exposure to the elements kills 28.
  • 2005
    Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.

Who Were Born On January 9?

  • 1475
    Crinitus, Florentine humanist (d. 1507)
  • 1554
    Pope Gregory XV (d. 1623)
  • 1571
    Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy, soldier in Habsburg service (d. 1621)
  • 1589
    Ivan Gundulić, Croatian poet (d. 1638)
  • 1624
    Empress Meishō (d. 1696)
  • 1685
    Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch philologist (d. 1766)
  • 1728
    Thomas Warton, English poet (d. 1790)
  • 1735
    John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent Royal Navy, Admiral of the Fleet
  • 1745
    Caleb Strong, 6th and 10th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1819)
  • 1753
    Luísa Todi, Portuguese mezzo-soprano opera singer (d. 1833)
  • 1773
    Cassandra Austen, English watercolorist and sister of Jane Austen (d. 1845)
  • 1790
    Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish poet (d. 1855)
  • 1811
    Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, English writer (d. 1856)
  • 1818
    Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon, French sculptor and photographer (d. 1881)
  • 1819
    James Francis, Premier of Victoria (d. 1884)
  • 1823
    Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch, German surgeon (d. 1908)
  • 1829
    Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer (d. 1857)
  • 1829
    Thomas William Robertson, English playwright (d. 1871)
  • 1832
    Félix-Gabriel Marchand, French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1900)
  • 1839
    John Knowles Paine, American composer (d. 1906)
  • 1848
    Princess Frederica of Hanover (d. 1926)
  • 1849
    John Hartley, English tennis player (d. 1935)
  • 1854
    Jennie Jerome, American socialite and mother of Winston Churchill (d. 1921)
  • 1856
    Anton Aškerc, Slovenian priest and poet (d. 1912)
  • 1859
    Carrie Chapman Catt, American suffragist leader (d. 1947)
  • 1864
    Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)
  • 1868
    S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)
  • 1870
    Joseph B Strauss, American civil engineer (d. 1938)
  • 1873
    Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Hebrew poet (d. 1934)
  • 1875
    Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)
  • 1879
    John Broadus Watson, American psychologist (d. 1958)
  • 1881
    Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)
  • 1881
    Giovanni Papini, Italian writer (d. 1956)
  • 1881
    Lascelles Abercrombie, British poet and critic (d. 1938)
  • 1886
    Lloyd Loar, Acoustical engineer and inventor of the Gibson F-5 mandolin (d. 1943)
  • 1890
    Karel Čapek, Czech writer (d. 1938)
  • 1890
    Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist (d. 1935)
  • 1892
    Eva Bowring, American politician (d. 1985)
  • 1896
    Warwick Braithwaite, New Zealand-born British conductor (d. 1971)
  • 1897
    Karl Löwith, German philosopher (d. 1973)
  • 1898
    Gracie Fields, English music hall performer (d. 1979)
  • 1898
    Vilma Bánky, Hungarian actress (d. 1991)
  • 1898
    Wally Baker, American supercentenarian (d. 2009)
  • 1900
    Maria of Romania, Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (d. 1961)
  • 1900
    Richard Halliburton, American adventurer (presumed dead 1939)
  • 1901
    Chic Young, American cartoonist (d. 1973)
  • 1902
    Rudolf Bing, Austrian-born opera manager (d. 1997)
  • 1902
    Saint Josemaría Escrivá, Spanish Catholic priest and founder of Opus Dei (d. 1975)
  • 1903
    Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator (d. 1969)
  • 1908
    Simone de Beauvoir, French author (d. 1986)
  • 1909
    Anthony Mamo, Malta’s 1st President (d. 2008)
  • 1909
    Herva Nelli, Italian-born soprano (d. 1994)
  • 1909
    J. R. Simplot, American entrepreneur (d. 2008)
  • 1909
    Patrick Peyton, Irish Roman Catholic prelate (d. 1992)
  • 1912
    Ralph Tubbs, British architect (d. 1996)
  • 1913
    Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (d. 1994)
  • 1914
    Kenny (Klook) Clarke, American jazz drummer and composer (d. 1985)
  • 1915
    Anita Louise, U.S. actress (d. 1970)
  • 1915
    Fernando Lamas, Argentine actor (d. 1982)
  • 1916
    Peter Twinn, English World War II code-breaker (d. 2004)
  • 1916
    Vic Mizzy, American orchestra leader (d. 2009)
  • 1918
    Alma Ziegler, American baseball player [AAGPBL] (d. 2005)
  • 1920
    Chan Canasta, Polish-British magician (d. 1999)
  • 1920
    Clive Dunn, British actor
  • 1920
    Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar (d. 1998)
  • 1921
    Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (d. 2006)
  • 1922
    Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
  • 1922
    Har Gobind Khorana, Nobel laureate (d. 2011)
  • 1924
    Sergei Parajanov, Soviet film director (d. 1990)
  • 1925
    Lee Van Cleef, American actor (d. 1989)
  • 1926
    Jean-Pierre Côté, Canadian politician, Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 2002)
  • 1928
    Domenico Modugno, Italian singer and songwriter (d. 1994)
  • 1928
    Judith Krantz, American author
  • 1929
    Brian Friel, Irish dramatist
  • 1929
    Dorothea Puente, American serial killer
  • 1929
    Heiner Muller, German dramatist (d. 1995)
  • 1931
    Algis Budrys, American author (d. 2008)
  • 1933
    Robert Garcia, American politician
  • 1933
    Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
  • 1934
    Bart Starr, American football player
  • 1935
    Bob Denver, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1935
    Brian Harradine, Australian independent Senator
  • 1935
    Dick Enberg, American sportscaster
  • 1935
    Earl G. Graves, Sr., African-American publisher
  • 1936
    Anne Rivers Siddons, American writer
  • 1938
    Stuart Woods, American novelist
  • 1939
    Susannah York, British actress (d. 2011)
  • 1940
    Al Downing, American singer (d. 2005)
  • 1940
    Barbara Buczek, Polish composer (d. 1993)
  • 1940
    Jimmy Boyd, American actor and singer (d. 2009)
  • 1940
    Ruth Dreifuss, Swiss politician
  • 1941
    Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician
  • 1941
    Joan Baez, American singer and activist
  • 1942
    John Dunning, American writer
  • 1942
    Judy Malloy, American hypertext fiction pioneer and artist
  • 1942
    K Callan, American actress
  • 1942
    Lee Kun-hee, Korean industrialist, chairman of Samsung
  • 1943
    Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • 1943
    Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer
  • 1943
    Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • 1943
    Scott Walker, American singer
  • 1944
    Ian Hornak, American painter, draughtsman and sculptor (d. 2002)
  • 1944
    Jimmy Page, British musician and producer (Led Zeppelin)
  • 1945
    John Doman, American actor
  • 1947
    Ronnie Landfield, American artist
  • 1948
    Bill Cowsill, American singer (The Cowsills) (d. 2006)
  • 1948
    Cassie Gaines, backup Singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1977)
  • 1950
    David Johansen, American singer
  • 1950
    Rio Reiser, German singer (d. 1996)
  • 1951
    Crystal Gayle, American singer
  • 1951
    M.L. Carr, basketball player and coach
  • 1952
    Hugh Bayley, British politician
  • 1952
    Michael Capuano, American politician, United States Congressman from Massachusetts
  • 1953
    Javad Alizadeh, Iranian cartoonist.
  • 1953
    Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children’s author
  • 1954
    Philippa Gregory, English historical novelist
  • 1955
    J. K. Simmons, American actor
  • 1955
    Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic
  • 1956
    Imelda Staunton, British actress
  • 1956
    Kimberly Beck, American actress
  • 1956
    Mike Walczewski, American public address announcer at Madison Square Garden
  • 1957
    Bibie, Ghanaian singer
  • 1957
    Phil Lewis, American singer (L.A. Guns)
  • 1958
    Mehmet Ali Ağca, Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II
  • 1958
    Stephen Neale, British philosopher
  • 1959
    Cristi Minculescu, Romanian musician
  • 1959
    Mark Martin, American race car driver
  • 1959
    Otis Nixon, American baseball player
  • 1959
    Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • 1961
    Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter
  • 1963
    Michael Everson, expert in writing systems and Unicode
  • 1964
    Stan Javier, Dominican baseball player
  • 1965
    Darren Bennett, Australian-born American football player
  • 1965
    Eric Erlandson, American musician
  • 1965
    Haddaway, Trinidadian singer
  • 1965
    Iain Dowie, English football manager
  • 1965
    Joely Richardson, British actress
  • 1965
    Muggsy Bogues, American basketball player
  • 1966
    Jan Johansen, Swedish singer
  • 1967
    Carl Bell, American musician
  • 1967
    Claudio Caniggia, Argentinian footballer
  • 1967
    Dave Matthews, South African singer and musician
  • 1967
    Gary Teichmann, South African rugby player
  • 1967
    Steve Harwell, American singer and musician (Smash Mouth)
  • 1968
    Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.)
  • 1968
    Catalina Saavedra, Chilean actress
  • 1968
    Jimmy Adams, West Indian cricketer
  • 1968
    Joey Lauren Adams, American actress
  • 1970
    Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire)
  • 1970
    Lara Fabian, Belgian singer
  • 1970
    Mia X, American rapper
  • 1971
    Angie Martinez, American rapper and radio talk host
  • 1971
    Daniel Dumile, American hip hop artist
  • 1971
    Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian author
  • 1971
    Scott Thornton, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1971
    Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director
  • 1972
    Jay Powell, baseball player
  • 1972
    Mat Hoffman, professional BMX rider
  • 1972
    Sarah Beeny, British TV personality
  • 1973
    Angela Bettis, American actress
  • 1973
    Sean Paul, Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician
  • 1974
    Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood director, actor, producer, singer.
  • 1975
    Kiko Calero, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1975
    Kim Mathers, Eminem’s ex-wife
  • 1976
    Radek Bonk, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1976
    Simon Gosejohann, German comedian
  • 1976
    Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer
  • 1977
    Beth Troutman, American production assistant
  • 1978
    AJ McLean, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
  • 1978
    Chad Ochocinco, American football player
  • 1978
    Gennaro Gattuso, Italian footballer
  • 1978
    Maggie Rizer, American model and AIDS activist
  • 1978
    Mathieu Garon, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979
    Athanassios Prittas, Greek footballer
  • 1979
    Tomiko Van, Japanese singer
  • 1980
    Sergio García, Spanish golfer
  • 1981
    Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer
  • 1982
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
  • 1982
    Timmy Bowers, American basketball player
  • 1983
    Sharad Malhotra, Indian television actor
  • 1984
    Benjamin Danso, German rugby player
  • 1986
    Amanda Mynhardt, South African netballer
  • 1986
    Jéferson, Brazilian footballer
  • 1987
    Lucas Pezzini Leiva, Brazilian footballer
  • 1987
    Mao Inoue, Japanese actress
  • 1987
    Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (d. 2006)
  • 1987
    Paolo Nutini, Scottish singer/songwriter
  • 1987
    Sam Bird, English racing driver
  • 1989
    Chris Sandow, Australian Rugby League player
  • 1989
    Michaëlla Krajicek, Dutch tennis player
  • 1989
    Michael Beasley, American basketball player
  • 1989
    Nina Dobrev, Bulgarian actress
  • 1990
    Melissa Ricks, Filipina actress

Who Died On January 9?

  • 1150
    Emperor Xizong of Jin is murdered by Prince Hailing of Jin in a Coup d'état. (b. 1119)
  • 1282
    Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd ibn Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (b. 1204)
  • 1283
    Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China (executed) (b. 1236)
  • 1499
    John Cicero, elector of Brandenburg (b. 1455)
  • 1514
    Anna, Duchess of Brittany, queen of Charles VIII of France (b. 1477)
  • 1543
    Guillaume du Bellay, French diplomat and general (b. 1491)
  • 1562
    Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1514)
  • 1571
    Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, French naval officer (b. 1510)
  • 1598
    Jasper Heywood, English translator (b. 1553)
  • 1677
    Aernout van der Neer, Dutch painter (b. 1603)
  • 1757
    Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, French scientist and man of letters (b. 1657)
  • 1757
    Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (b. 1688)
  • 1766
    Thomas Birch, British historian (b. 1705)
  • 1799
    Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718)
  • 1800
    Jean Étienne Championnet, French general (b. 1762)
  • 1805
    Noble Wimberly Jones, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723)
  • 1843
    William Hedley, British industrial engineer (b. 1773)
  • 1848
    Caroline Herschel, German-born astronomer (b. 1750)
  • 1858
    Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (b. 1798)
  • 1873
    Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808)
  • 1876
    Samuel Gridley Howe, American abolitionist (b. 1801)
  • 1877
    Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (b. 1799)
  • 1878
    King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (b. 1820)
  • 1895
    Aaron Lufkin Dennison, American watch manufacturer (b. 1812)
  • 1901
    Richard Copley Christie, English scholar (b. 1830)
  • 1908
    Abraham Goldfaden, Russian-born actor (b. 1840)
  • 1908
    Wilhelm Busch, German painter (b. 1832)
  • 1911
    Edvard Rusjan, Slovene flight pioneer (b. 1886)
  • 1911
    Edwin Arthur Jones, American composer (b. 1853)
  • 1918
    Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)
  • 1923
    Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand writer (b. 1888)
  • 1927
    Houston Stewart Chamberlain, British pro-Aryan anti-semitic writer, son-in-law of Richard Wagner (b. 1855)
  • 1931
    Wayne Munn, wrestler (b. 1896)
  • 1936
    John Gilbert, American actor (b. 1899)
  • 1939
    Johann Strauss III, Austrian conductor (b. 1866)
  • 1945
    Jüri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister (b. 1890)
  • 1946
    Countee Cullen, American poet (b. 1903)
  • 1946
    Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)
  • 1947
    Karl Mannheim, German sociologist (b. 1893)
  • 1960
    Elsie J. Oxenham, British children’s author (b. 1880)
  • 1961
    Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)
  • 1971
    Elmer Flick, baseball player (b. 1876)
  • 1972
    Ted Shawn, American dancer (b. 1891)
  • 1975
    Pierre Fresnay, French actor (b. 1897)
  • 1975
    Pyotr Novikov, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
  • 1979
    Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian engineer and architect (b. 1891)
  • 1981
    Kazimierz Serocki, Polish composer (b. 1922)
  • 1984
    Wolfgang Staudte, German director (b. 1906)
  • 1985
    Robert Mayer, British businessman and philanthropist (b. 1879)
  • 1987
    Arthur Lake, American actor (b. 1905)
  • 1989
    Bill Terry, baseball player (b. 1898)
  • 1990
    Spud Chandler, baseball player (b. 1907)
  • 1992
    Bill Naughton, British playwright (b. 1910)
  • 1992
    Steve Brodie, American actor (b. 1919)
  • 1993
    Sir Paul Hasluck, Governor-General of Australia (b. 1905)
  • 1994
    Johnny Temple, baseball player (b. 1927)
  • 1995
    Peter Cook, British actor and comedian (b. 1937)
  • 1995
    Souphanouvong, President of Laos (b. 1909)
  • 1997
    Edward Osobka-Morawski, Prime Minister of Poland (b. 1909)
  • 1997
    Jesse White, American actor (b. 1917)
  • 1998
    Charito Solis, Filipino actress (b. 1935)
  • 1998
    Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (b. 1918)
  • 2000
    Nigel Tranter, Scottish historian and author (b. 1909)
  • 2000
    Ted Jones, Hydroplane builder/designer (b. 1908)
  • 2001
    Maurice Prather, American photographer (b. 1926)
  • 2003
    Will McDonough, American sports journalist (b. 1935)
  • 2004
    Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher (b. 1909)
  • 2005
    Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)
  • 2006
    Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (b. 1964)
  • 2006
    Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor, director (b. 1937)
  • 2007
    Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (b. 1977)
  • 2007
    Jean-Pierre Vernant, French structuralist historian and anthropologist (b. 1914)
  • 2008
    Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (b. 1923)
  • 2008
    Liam Quinn, Provisional IRA member (b. 1949)
  • 2008
    Mehran Ghassemi, Iranian journalist (b. 1977)
  • 2008
    Sir John Harvey-Jones, chairman of ICI from 1982 to 1987 (b. 1924)
  • 2009
    Rob Gauntlett, English adventurer, explorer and motivational speaker (b. 1987)
  • 2009
    T. Llew Jones, Welsh author (b. 1915)
  • 2010
    Vimcy, Sports writer (b. 1925)
  • 2011
    Makinti Napanangka, Indigenous Australian artist (b.circa 1930)

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