On This Day in History, February 09

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you must be excited about this American Camp week. As you bond with friends at the campsite, try to indulge in historical facts of this date. We have prepared a perfect list for you, with important events that happened on February 09 in history.

Read on!

  • 1825 -House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams, as the 6th US president.
  • 1861 -Confederate Provisional Congress declares all laws under the US Constitution were consistent with the constitution of Confederate states.
  • 1925 -German Minister Gustav Stresemann proposed security treaty with France.
  • 1937 -A bill was passed which allowed for a total of $940,000,000 to be used for relief projects.
  • 1950 -Senator Joseph Mc Carthy announced that 205 communists had made their way into the U.S. State Department.
  • 1969 -Boeing 747 airliner took its first test flight, piloted by test pilots Jack Waddell and Brien Wygle at the controls.
  • 1975 -The Russian Soyuz 17 returned to Earth.
  • 1989 -Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co. completed the $25 billion purchase of RJR Nabisco, Inc.
  • 1997“The Simpsons” became the longest-running prime-time animated series.
  • 2001 -An American submarine (USS Greenville) accidentally struck a Japanese fishing boat and nine lives were lost.
  • 2002 -Princess Margaret, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, died on this day after suffering a massive stroke.
  • 2009 -A storehouse of thirty Egyptian mummies was unearthed inside a 2,600-year-old tomb.
  • 2009 -The Obama administration ordered an inter-agency review of the government’s cyber-security efforts.
  • 2011 -Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday” album reached number one on the Billboard 200 in its eleventh week on the chart.
  • 2012 -An arrest warrant was issued in the Maldives for the former president Mohamed Nasheed.
  • 2013 -The Knights of Malta, celebrated their 900-year anniversary in Rome.
  • 2018 -XXIII Olympic Winter Games opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • 2019 -Elizabeth Warren officially announced her 2020 presidential campaign.
  • 2021 -US Senate Impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump began in Washington, D.C.
  • 2021- The United Arab Emirates is the fifth entity to successfully orbit a probe around Mars, with an aim of studying the planet’s atmosphere.

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