January 9 in History
1768January 9, 1768:
The first modern circus is held in London, organized by Philip Astley.
1839January 9, 1839:
Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre announces his invention of the daguerreotype, a form of photography which became the first commercially successful type.
1960January 9, 1960:
Work begins on the Aswan High Dam in Egypt.
1976January 9, 1976:
Sylvester Stallone begins work on the set of “Rocky”.
1979January 9, 1979: The Music for UNICEF Concert is held at the UN General Assembly Hall in New York City with performances by top pop stars.
2001January 9, 2001:
Apple Inc. establishes its digital media app, iTunes.
2002January 9, 2002:
The American Music Awards honors Michael Jackson with the Artist of the Century Award.
2005January 9, 2005:
Mahmoud Abbas is elected President of the Palestinian Authority.
2007January 9, 2007:
At the Macworld Convention in San Francisco, Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone.