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Thursday February 9, 2017

February 9: Day of the Week

February 9, 2017 was the 40th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 325 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

February 9 Historical Event(s)

  • 474
    Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1788
    The Habsburg Empire joins the Russo-Turkish War in the Russian camp.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Confederate convention at Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 1889
    President Grover Cleveland signs a bill elevating the United States Department of Agriculture to a Cabinet-level agency.
  • 1900
    The Davis Cup competition is established.
  • 1922
    Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • 1951
    Geochang massacre: Korean War
  • 1996
    The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares the end to its 18 month ceasefire and explodes a large bomb in London’s Canary Wharf.
  • 2001
    The American submarine USS Greeneville accidentally strikes and sinks the Ehime-Maru, a Japanese training vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School.
  • 2005
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rooster in Chinese astrology.

Who were born on February 9?

  • 1775
    Farkas Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1856)
  • 1789
    Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, German inventor of the stenography (d. 1849)
  • 1922
    Jim Laker, English cricketer (d. 1986)
  • 1943
    Joe Pesci, American actor
  • 1946
    Séan Neeson, Northern Irish politician
  • 1966
    Ellen van Langen, Dutch athlete
  • 1970
    Glenn McGrath, Australian cricketer
  • 1972
    Crispin Freeman, American voice actor
  • 1981
    Joël Camathias, Swiss racing driver
  • 1990
    Tyson Houseman, Canadian actor

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