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Interesting facts about January 9

Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining January 9. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is January 9 so important!

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Top 10 January 9 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Jay-Z released "Glory" on January 9, 2012, a song dedicated to his first child, Blue Ivy Carter. Because Blue's cries were included at the end of the song and she was officially credited on the song as "B.I.C", at two days old she became the youngest person ever to appear on a Billboard chart.

  2. The record for the greatest 24-hour temperature change ever recorded on earth occurred in 1972 in Loma, Montana when the temperature rose from -54°F (-47°C) on January 14th to 49°F (9°C) on January 15th: an astonishing 103°F (56°C) rise

  3. On January 10, 9 AD, after several years of cultivating a personality cult, Wang Mang proclaimed himself Emperor of China. However, he was an incompetent ruler and was besieged and killed by rebels in 23 AD. The Xin dynasty remains the shortest dynasty in China’s history.

  4. Cadets fired on ships trying to supply the Union forces in the fort on January 9, 1861, and although no one was killed in the incident, it proved to be the first shots fired in the Civil War.

  5. Chelsea FCs longest serving player has never played a game for them, and has been loaned out 9 times since he officially signed in January 2011.

  6. In January 2012, Google's Webspam team penalized the Chrome Browser's homepage for manipulating PageRank with purchased blog posts. The penalty dropped Chrome's homepage's PageRank from 9 to 7 and knocked Chrome off of the first page for important keywords such as "browser."

  7. The Tooth Fairy was created by Spanish writer Luis Coloma Roldán, who lived from January 9 of 1851 - Madrid , April 14 of 1915

  8. The 1st Video Game 'World Championships' were held more than 30 years ago on January 8–9, 1983 in Ottumwa, Iowa