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What Happened on February 9th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 Second impeachment trial of Donald Trump began.
2020 Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has the army soldiers enter the Legislative Assembly to assist in pushing for the approval for a better government security plan, causing a brief political crisis.
2018 Winter Olympics: Opening ceremony is performed in Pyeongchang County in South Korea.
2016 Two passenger trains collide in the German town of Bad Aibling in the state of Bavaria. Twelve people die and 85 others are injured.
2001 The Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision takes place, killing nine of the thirty-five people on board the Japanese fishery high-school training ship Ehime Maru, leaving the USS Greeneville (SSN-772) with US $2 million in repairs, at Pearl Harbor.[17][18][19][20]
1996 The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares the end to its 18-month ceasefire and explodes a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf, killing two people.
1996 Copernicium is discovered, by Sigurd Hofmann, Victor Ninov et al.
1991 Dissolution of the Soviet Union: Voters in Lithuania vote for independence from the Soviet Union.
1986 Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System.
1982 Japan Air Lines Flight 350 crashes near Haneda Airport in an attempted pilot mass murder-suicide, killing 24 of the 174 people on board.
1978 The Budd Company unveils its first SPV-2000 self-propelled railcar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1976 Aeroflot Flight 3739, a Tupolev Tu-104, crashes during takeoff from Irkutsk Airport, killing 24.
1975 The Soyuz 17 Soviet spacecraft returns to Earth.
1971 The 6.5–6.7 Mw  Sylmar earthquake hits the Greater Los Angeles Area with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), killing 64 and injuring 2,000.
1971 Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro league player to be voted into the USA's Baseball Hall of Fame.
1971 Apollo program: Apollo 14 returns to Earth after the third manned Moon landing.
1965 Vietnam War: The United States Marine Corps sends a MIM-23 Hawk missile battalion to South Vietnam, the first American troops in-country without an official advisory or training mission.
1964 The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a record-setting audience of 73 million viewers across the United States.
1959 The R-7 Semyorka, the first intercontinental ballistic missile, becomes operational at Plesetsk, USSR.
1951 Korean War: The two-day Geochang massacre begins as a battalion of the 11th Division of the South Korean Army kills 719 unarmed citizens in Geochang, in the South Gyeongsang district of South Korea.
1950 Second Red Scare: US Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with Communists.
1945 World War II: Battle of the Atlantic: HMS Venturer sinks U-864 off the coast of Fedje, Norway, in a rare instance of submarine-to-submarine combat.
1945 World War II: A force of Allied aircraft unsuccessfully attack a German destroyer in Førdefjorden, Norway.
1943 World War II: Pacific War: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal.
1942 Year-round Daylight saving time (aka War Time) is reinstated in the United States as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources.
1941 World War II: Bombing of Genoa: The Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa, Italy, is struck by a bomb which fails to detonate.
1934 The Balkan Entente is formed between Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Turkey.
1932 Prohibition law is abolished in Finland after a national referendum, where 70% voted for a repeal of the law.[11]
1929 Members of the Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng assassinate the labor recruiter Bazin, prompting a crackdown by French colonial authorities.
1922 Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1920 Under the terms of the Svalbard Treaty, international diplomacy recognizes Norwegian sovereignty over Arctic archipelago Svalbard, and designates it as demilitarized.
1913 A group of meteors is visible across much of the eastern seaboard of the Americas, leading astronomers to conclude the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.
1907 The Mud March is the first large procession organised by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
1904 Russo-Japanese War: Battle of Port Arthur concludes.
1900 The Davis Cup competition is established.
1895 William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball.
1893 Verdi's last opera, Falstaff premieres at La Scala, Milan.
1889 US president Grover Cleveland signs a bill elevating the United States Department of Agriculture to a Cabinet-level agency.
1870 US president Ulysses S. Grant signs a joint resolution of Congress establishing the U.S. Weather Bureau.
1861 American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Provisional Confederate Congress at Montgomery, Alabama
1849 The new Roman Republic is declared.
1825 After no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes in the US presidential election of 1824, the United States House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams as sixth President of the United States in a contingent election.
1822 Haiti attacks the newly established Dominican Republic on the other side of the island of Hispaniola.
1788 The Habsburg Empire joins the Russo-Turkish War in the Russian camp.
1778 Rhode Island becomes the fourth US state to ratify the Articles of Confederation.
1775 American Revolutionary War: The British Parliament declares Massachusetts in rebellion.
1654 The Capture of Fort Rocher takes place during the Anglo-Spanish War.
1621 Gregory XV becomes Pope, the last Pope elected by acclamation.
1555 Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.
1539 The first recorded race is held on Chester Racecourse, known as the Roodee.
1003 Boleslaus III is restored to authority with armed support from Bolesław I the Brave of Poland.
474 Zeno is crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
Famous People Born on February 9

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Year Name
1867 Natsume Sōseki, Japanese author and poet (d. 1916)
1955 Jimmy Pursey, English singer-songwriter and producer
1789 Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, German engineer, invented Gabelsberger shorthand (d. 1849)
1953 Ezechiele Ramin, Italian missionary, priest, and martyr (d. 1985)
1940 J. M. Coetzee, South African-Australian novelist, essayist, and linguist, Nobel Prize laureate
1923 Brendan Behan, Irish rebel, poet, and playwright (d. 1964)
1930 Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist and author (d. 2003)
1769 George W. Campbell, Scottish-American lawyer and politician, 5th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1848)
1912 Ginette Leclerc, French actress (d. 1992)
1905 David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, English hurdler and politician (d. 1981)
Famous People Deaths On February 9

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Date Name
1969 George "Gabby" Hayes, American actor and singer (b. 1885)
2022 Johnny Raper, Australian rugby league player and coach (b. 1939)
2011 Miltiadis Evert, Greek lawyer and politician, 69th Mayor of Athens (b. 1939)
2007 Hank Bauer, American baseball player and manager (b. 1922)
1978 Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist and coach (b. 1893)
1881 Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, and philosopher (b. 1821)
2014 Gabriel Axel, Danish actor, director, and producer (b. 1918)
1619 Lucilio Vanini, Italian physician and philosopher (b. 1585)
1995 J. William Fulbright, American lawyer and politician (b. 1905)
1709 François Louis, Prince of Conti (b. 1664)