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Tuesday February 9, 2016

February 9: Day of the Week

February 9, 2016 was the 40th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 326 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

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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.
  • 1621
    Gregory XV becomes Pope, the last Pope elected by acclamation.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Confederate convention at Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 1895
    William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball.
  • 1920
    Under the terms of the Spitsbergen Treaty, international diplomacy recognizes Norwegian sovereignty over Arctic archipelago Svalbard, and designates it as demilitarized.
  • 1945
    World War II: A force of Allied aircraft unsuccessfully attacked a German destroyer in Førdefjorden, Norway.
  • 1965
    Vietnam War: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam.
  • 1967
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Sheep in Chinese astrology.
  • 1975
    The Soyuz 17 Soviet spacecraft returns to Earth.
  • 1995
    Space Shuttle astronauts Bernard A. Harris, Jr. and Michael Foale become the first African American and first Briton, respectively, to perform spacewalks.

Who were born on February 9?

  • 1645
    Johann Aegidius Bach, German violist (d. 1716)
  • 1939
    Janet Suzman, South African actress
  • 1941
    Sheila Kuehl, American actress
  • 1943
    Jonny Nilsson, Swedish speedskater
  • 1946
    Vince Papale, American football player
  • 1947
    Reinhard Adler, German footballer
  • 1967
    Todd Pratt, American baseball player
  • 1974
    John Wallace, American basketball player
  • 1975
    Clinton Grybas, Australian football commentator (d. 2008)
  • 1981
    Joël Camathias, Swiss racing driver

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