January 9 is the ninth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 356 days (357 in leap years) remain in the year after this day.
475 - Flavius Basiliscus Augustus becomes Byzantine emperor.
681 - Twelfth Council of Toledo: King Ervig of Visigoth initiates a council in which he implements various measures against Jews in Spain.
1078 - Pope Gregory VII replies to Mikhail Vojislavljevic, addressing him as "King of the Slavs" that he will certainly send him royal insignia by order of justice, but the decision to elevate the Diocese of Bar to the rank of Archdiocese was made after the arrival of a capable envoy. , which would present the state of the church organization in Dukla. Mihailo, who succeeded Prince Vojislav, had already been crowned a year earlier.
1792 - Russo-Turkish War: Peace is signed in Iasi between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, ending the Russo-Turkish War, which the Ottoman Empire began in August 1787. The Dniester River became the border of the two countries, but Russia gained a Black Sea coast between the rivers. Bug and Dniester with the city of Ochakov, and the document from 1783 on the annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the Kuban region to Russia was confirmed.
1793 - Frenchman Jean-Pierre Blanchard makes the first balloon flight over the North American continent.
1799 - Napoleonic Wars: British Prime Minister William Pitt Jr. introduces an income tax of 2 shillings per pound to raise funds for Britain's war efforts in the Napoleonic Wars.
1804 - The first Serbian uprising: In front of the Moravica monastery, the Turks kill the Serbian archimandrite Georgij Djordjevic Hadzi-Djera, the national champion in the mining area. Six days later, the "slaughter of princes" began, which led to the uprising.
1822 - Independence: Portuguese Prince Pedro I of Brazil decides to stay in Brazil against the orders of King Joao VI of Portugal, which begins the process of Brazilian independence.
1847 - American-Mexican War: Battle of La Mesa begins.
1853 - With the concentration of Turkish troops near Spuž and the repulse of Montenegrin forces to the right bank of the Zeta, the first phase of Omer Pasha Latas' war plan was achieved and preparations began for a decisive strike on Montenegro. This great campaign of the Turkish army on Montenegro, organized at the end of 1852, is known as the First Omer Pasha's War. In that