January 9th is the 9th day of the year.
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Today is National Apricot Day
-- On this date in 1799, the world's first income tax was imposed
-- On this date in 1956, "Dear Abby" premiered
-- On this date in 1962, The NFL started prohibiting grabbing face masks
-- On this date in 1982, The Johnny Cash Parkway was opened in Hendersonville, Tennessee
-- On this date in 1984, Wendy's "Where's the Beef" commercial first ran
-- On this date in 1989, The Sega Genesis video game console was released in New York and Los Angeles
-- On this date in 2001, Apple introduced its iTunes music management software at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco.
-- On this date in 2002, Yasmine Bleeth was sentenced to two years of probation, regular drug tests, 100 hours of community service and court costs in connection with a cocaine-possession charge.
-- On this date in 2003, U.N. weapons inspectors said there was no "smoking gun" to prove Iraq had nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons.
-- On this date in 2006, Suzanne Somers' $3 million Malibu home burned down
-- On this date in 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone
-- On this date in 2009, The Illinois House voted to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The Democratic governor was removed from office by the state Senate later in the month.