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January 9th is rich in global observances, remembrances, national holidays, and historical events. This day is Static Electricity Day, Martyrs' Day in Panama, Non-Resident Indian Day in India, International Choreographers Day, and much more.

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Interesting Facts of January 9th

  1. 1. Steve Jobs unveiled the original Apple iPhone to the public for the first time on January 9, 2007.
  2. 2. The first ever United Nations General Assembly meeting took place on January 9, 1946.
  3. 3. Italian explorer Christopher Columbus claimed to see mermaids on his voyage to the Americas on January 9, 1493.
  4. 4. The Beatles released their "Yellow Submarine" album in the UK on January 9, 1969.
  5. 5. In parts of southern India, January 9 marks the start of the Makara Sankranti festival, an important date in the Hindu calendar.