A look at the highlights on this day January 9;

1902 – New York State introduces a bill to outlaw flirting in public – This was to protect young girls and women from unwanted attention from men.

2002 – Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards.

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

2012 – Lionel Messi wins the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the second consecutive year.

2014 – Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year

Clean Off Your Desk Day –¬†An unofficial and clearly made-up holiday encourages people to have a clutter-free, clean, and organized workspace. Get started!

That’s it on Today In History.


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