February 9

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The February 9 is the 40th day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 325 days (326 days in leap years) by year end.

Historical anniversaries
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8th 9 10 11 12th 13 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 ( 30 )

Events

Politics and world events

1534: Jan van Leiden
1796: Emperor Jiaqing
1849: Proclamation of the Roman Republic
1861: Jefferson Davis
1920: Svalbard
1955: Georgi Zhukov

economy

science and technology

1969: Boeing 747-400
1971: Landing of Apollo 14

Culture

1893: Giuseppe Verdi
Franz Lehár
1978: Star Wars

society

1855: "Footprints of the Devil"

religion

1555: John Hooper

Disasters

1991: Cholera bacteria
  • 1991 : During the last major cholera epidemic worldwide, the Peruvian government declares a national emergency . However, this cannot prevent the epidemic from spreading to Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico and Nicaragua. An estimated 12,000 of the approximately 400,000 sufferers die.
2001: Monument to the Ehime Maru

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

1900: Dwight Davis
1964 Winter Games logo

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

Thomas Paine (* 1737)

19th century

1801-1850

Étienne Arago (* 1802)
Wilhelm Maybach (* 1846)

1851-1900

Howard Taylor Ricketts (* 1871)
Rahel Sanzara (* 1894)

20th century

1901-1925

Gertrud Scholtz-Klink (* 1902)
Futabayama Sadaji (* 1912)

1926-1950

Gerhard Richter (* 1932)
JM Coetzee (* 1940)

1951-1975

Ulrich Walter (* 1954)
Christoph Maria Herbst (* 1966)
Natalia Ushakova (* 1969)

1976-2000

Irina Sluzkaja (* 1979)
Magdalena Neuner (* 1987)

21st century

Died

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

Johann Friedrich († 1600)

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

Adolph Menzel († 1905)
Wilhelm Solf († 1936)

1951-2000

Ernst von Dohnányi († 1960)
Bill Haley, († 1981)

21st century

Margaret, Countess of Snowdon († 2002)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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