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
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International Events: 9th January
||Afghans defeat Marathas in the Battle of Barari Ghat.
||Connecticut became the 5th state in the US.
||Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first person to fly in a balloon in the US.
||The Russian Revolution of 1905 was sparked by troops firing on petitioners to Czar Nicholas in St. Petersburg.
||Mahtma Gandhi return back to India from South Africa.
||The last of America's unmanned lunar probes Surveyor 7 landed on the Moon.
||First Indian scientific team arrived in Antarctica.
||Rawhi Fattouh succeeded Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
||Apple CEO Steve Jobs demonstrated the first iPhone.