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What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, January 9, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on January 9 regarded events relating to the The Basel Massacre, Beginning of the Trial of Joan of Arc, Ratification of the US Constitution by Connecticut, First Balloon Flight in America, Funeral of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, Suicide of Anson Jones, Nimrod Expedition, Battle of Bear Valley, Laurier Palace Theatre Fire and Introduction of the Original iPhone. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Unforunately Not Recorded, Joan of Arc, Pierre Cauchon, Oliver Ellsworth, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, George Washington, Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, Anson Jones, Sam Houston, Ernest Shackleton, Frederick H. L. Ryder, Emile Massicotte and Steve Jobs.

The Basel Massacre - January 9, 1349: On this day in history, January 9, 1349, critical events took place today in Basel, Switzerland, regarding the The Basel Massacre. 1348 saw the outbreak of the Black Death. In Basel it was believed that the Jews had poisoned the springs and wells so they were rounded up. Despite protestation from the City Fathers, approximately 600 Jews were taken to an island in the River Rhine. They were put in a wooden building and shackled, then the building was set alight. Some of the children were save and forced into Catholicism. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1349 were Unforunately Not Recorded. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: The Basel Massacre *** Date: January 9, 1349 *** Place: Basel, Switzerland *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 14th Century *** This day in history ***

Beginning of the Trial of Joan of Arc - January 9, 1431: On this day in history, January 9, 1431, momentous events took place today in Rouen, France, with regard to the Beginning of the Trial of Joan of Arc. On January 9, 1431, the trial of Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc) began with a Judicial Inquiry. The trial was chaired by the Bishop of Beauvais, Pierre Cauchon. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1431 were Joan of Arc, Pierre Cauchon. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Beginning of the Trial of Joan of Arc *** Date: January 9, 1431 *** Place: Rouen, France *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Ratification of the US Constitution by Connecticut - January 9, 1793: On this day in history, January 9, 1793, important events took place today in Connecticut, USA, in respect of the Ratification of the US Constitution by Connecticut. Following debates held in Hartford Connecticut, by Connecticut's ratifying convention, Connecticut Ratified the Constitution of the United States. The debates were opened with an address by Oliver Ellsworth. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1793 were Oliver Ellsworth. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Ratification of the US Constitution by Connecticut *** Date: January 9, 1793 *** Place: Connecticut, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

First Balloon Flight in America - January 9, 1789: On this day in history, January 9, 1789, critical events took place today in Philadelphia, USA, regarding the First Balloon Flight in America. On January 9, 1793, Jean-Pierre Blanchard made the first ballon flight in America, when he flew from Walnut Street Jail in Philadelphia. He later landed in Deptford New Jersey. George Washington was one of the witnesses of the flight. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1789 were Jean-Pierre Blanchard, George Washington. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: First Balloon Flight in America *** Date: January 9, 1789 *** Place: Philadelphia, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Funeral of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson - January 9, 1806: On this day in history, January 9, 1806, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Funeral of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson. The state funeral of Admiral Horation Lord Nelson took place in St. Paul's Cathedral in London on January 9, 1806. The funeral procession from the Admiralty to St. Pauls Cathedral consisted of 10,000 soldiers, 100 Captains and 32 Admirals. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1806 were Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Funeral of Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson *** Date: January 9, 1806 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Suicide of Anson Jones - January 9, 1858: On this day in history, January 9, 1858, momentous events took place today in Texas, USA, with regard to the Suicide of Anson Jones. Anson Jones became the 4th and last President of Texas, succeeding Sam Houston on December 9, 1844. Jones committed suicide on January 9, 1858. It's believed that he was depressed after failing to gain a seat in the U.S. Senate. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1858 were Anson Jones, Sam Houston. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Suicide of Anson Jones *** Date: January 9, 1858 *** Place: Texas, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Nimrod Expedition - January 9, 1909: On this day in history, January 9, 1909, important events took place today in Antarctica, in respect of the Nimrod Expedition. Ernest Shackleton led the Nimrod Expedition to Antarctica with objectives which included being the first to reach the South Pole. On January 4, 1909, with a lack of supplies, Shackleton finally accepted that the Pole was beyond reach , and on January 9, 1909 he planted a flag 97.5 nautical miles from the South Pole. This was the closest to the South Pole that anyone had been. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1909 were Ernest Shackleton. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Nimrod Expedition *** Date: January 9, 1909 *** Place: Antarctica *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Battle of Bear Valley - January 9, 1910: On this day in history, January 9, 1910, momentous events took place today in Arizona, USA, with regard to the Battle of Bear Valley. Following the New Year celebrations of 1918, Captain Frederick H. L. Ryder and his troop were sent to the Bear Valley Camp to patrol the border between Arizona and Mexico. When a lookout spotted Yaquis Indians approaching, Ryder and his troops went out to engage them. After a brief battle the Yaquis surrendered. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1910 were Frederick H. L. Ryder. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Battle of Bear Valley *** Date: January 9, 1910 *** Place: Arizona, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Laurier Palace Theatre Fire - January 9, 1927: On this day in history, January 9, 1927, important events took place today in Montreal, Canada, in respect of the Laurier Palace Theatre Fire. 800 children had gone to the Laurier Palace Theatre to watch a comedy movie called 'Get 'Em Young' when a fire broke out. The fire, which is believed to have been started by a discarded cigarette under the floorboards, created a huge cloud of smoke that quickly filled the theatre. One of the exits was locked, however the projectionist, Emile Massicotte, managed to drag 30 of the children from the locked exit and pass them to safety through a window. 78 children lost their lives as a result of the fire. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 1927 were Emile Massicotte. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Laurier Palace Theatre Fire *** Date: January 9, 1927 *** Place: Montreal, Canada *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Introduction of the Original iPhone - January 9, 2007: On this day in history, January 9, 2007, crucial events took place today in California, USA, relating to the Introduction of the Original iPhone. On January 9, 2007, during the Macworld 2007 Convention, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Inc., presented the iPhone to the public. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 9, 2007 were Steve Jobs. Facts on this day in History January 9: Events on this day in history: Introduction of the Original iPhone *** Date: January 9, 2007 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Technology *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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