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Friday February 9, 2018

February 9: Day of the Week

February 9, 2018 was the 40th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 325 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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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.

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February 9 Historical Event(s)

  • 1621
    Gregory XV becomes Pope, the last Pope elected by acclamation.
  • 1775
    American Revolutionary War: The British Parliament declares Massachusetts in rebellion.
  • 1895
    William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball.
  • 1900
    The Davis Cup competition is established.
  • 1904
    Russo–Japanese War: Battle of Port Arthur concludes.
  • 1913
    A group of meteors is visible across much of the eastern seaboard of North and South America, leading astronomers to conclude the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.
  • 1945
    World War II: The Battle of the Atlantic – HMS Venturer sinks U-864 off the coast of Fedje, Norway, in a rare instance of submarine-to-submarine combat.
  • 1964
    The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a “record-busting” audience of 73 million viewers.
  • 1971
    The Sylmar earthquake hits the San Fernando Valley area of California.
  • 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?

  • 1666
    George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d. 1737)
  • 1756
    Karel Blažej Kopřiva, Czech composer (d. 1785)
  • 1885
    Alban Berg, Austrian composer (d. 1935)
  • 1901
    Brian Donlevy, Irish actor (d. 1972)
  • 1931
    Josef Masopust, Czech footballer
  • 1944
    Derryn Hinch, Australian media personality
  • 1949
    Judith Light, American actress
  • 1950
    Richard F. Colburn, American politician
  • 1954
    Mary Jo Duffy, American comic book writer and editor
  • 1966
    Ellen van Langen, Dutch athlete

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