On This Day in History - January 9

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 9

1317 January 9

1317-01-09

Phillips V, the Tall, crowned king of France

1811 January 9

1811-01-09

1st Women's Golf Tournament held

1905 January 9

1905-01-09

Bloody Sunday-demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops

1922 January 9

1922-01-09

KQV-AM in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania begins radio transmissions

1936 January 9

1936-01-09

Semi-automatic rifles adopted by U.S. army

1959 January 9

1959-01-09

Dam across Tera River collapses after heavy winter rains, 135 die

1968 January 9

1968-01-09

Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Olympic-bronze-1964), commits suicide

1972 January 9

1972-01-09

The RMS Queen Elizabeth was destroyed by a fire in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong.

1979 January 9

1979-01-09

Supreme Court strikes down (6-3) Pennsylvania law requiring doctors performing an abortion to try to preserve lives of potentially viable fetuses