THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 09/01


This day in #history 0914
JANUARY 9TH

1558 – Geneva becomes independent from Berne
canton, Switzerland

2001 – Apple announced iTunes at the Macworld
Expo in San Francisco, for organizing and playing
digital music and videos. Now widely used by
Windows and Mac users.

2002 – Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the
Century award at the American music awards
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2005 – The signing of the Comprehensive Peace
Agreement, commonly known as the Naivasha
Agreement between the Government of Sudan and
the Sudan People ‘s Liberation Movement rebel
group in Naivasha , Kenya.

2005 – Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat
as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization .
He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh .

2007 – Apple Inc CEO, Steve Jobs announces the
iPhone.
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FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1913 – Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda , California , 37th President (R ) of the United States ( 1969- 74)
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1922 – Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea
(d . 1984 )

1982 – Kate Middleton, Reading, England, Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William
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FAMOUS DEATHS

2013 – James M. Buchanan, American economist
and nobel laureate, dies at 93

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