Today in History- 9th January

Important events and information that happen today in the World and Indian history. Today in History section will help you to enhance General Knowledge along with knowledge in History.
International Events: 9th January
Year Event
1760 Afghans defeat Marathas in the Battle of Barari Ghat.
1788 Connecticut became the 5th state in the US.
1793 Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the US.
1905 The Russian Revolution of 1905 was sparked by troops firing on petitioners to Czar Nicholas in St. Petersburg.
1915 Mahtma Gandhi return back to India from South Africa.
1968 The last of America's unmanned lunar probes Surveyor 7 landed on the Moon.
1982 First Indian scientific team arrived in Antarctica.
2005 Rawhi Fattouh succeeded Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
2007 Apple CEO Steve Jobs demonstrated the first iPhone.