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Events of February 9th:
February 9th is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 325 days remaining until the end of the year (326 days in leap years).
On this page, we have placed information about February 9th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on February 9th:
1737 Thomas Paine (author, philosopher)
1773 William Henry Harrison (9th US President)
1909 Dean Rusk (US Secretary of State 1961-1969)
1909 Carmen Miranda (singer, dancer, actress)
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee (actress, dancer)
1926 Garret FitzGerald (Taoiseach of Ireland 1981-1982, 1982-1987)
1939 Janet Suzman (South African politician)
1942 Carole King (singer, composer)
1943 Joe Pesci (actor)
1945 Mia Farrow (actress)
1957 Gordon Strachan (soccer player and manager)
1958 Cyrille Regis (soccer player)
1958 Sandy Lyle (golf player)
1960 Holly Johnson (singer - Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
1981 John Walker Lindh (American Taliban fighter)
February 9th in History:
1895 William G. Morgan creates volleyball (initially known as "Mintonette").
1900 Davis Cup (tennis) established, initially as a challenge between teams from Britain and the United States.
1959 The world's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the R-7 Semyorka becomes operational.
1964 The Beatles appear on The Ed Sullivan Show.
1965 First US combat troops sent to Vietnam
1969 Boeing 747 makes its first test flight.
1971 Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro League player to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
1996 The Provisional IRA declares an end to its 18-month ceasefire, and explodes a bomb in Canary Wharf, London.
February 9th is also:
Saint Maroon's Day (Lebanon)
People born on February 9th are Aquarius
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