Today in History: January 9

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Today in History: January 9

January 9, 2014 Updated Jan 9, 2014 at 11:31 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Former U.S. President Richard Nixon is born, Howard Hughes identifies fake biography, Unmanned probe lands on moon, the Phantom of the Opera becomes the longest running Broadway show.