February 09 History

February is the second month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. It is the year’s shortest month with only 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. February 09 has its own special significance in India and world history.

February is named after the Latin word februum, or maybe even the more ancient februa, which was a spring festival of washing and purification.

The page contains not only the Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths of each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world history on February 09. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 09 February:

  • 1649: Democracy begins in Britain and Oliver Cromwell becomes President.
  • 1742: Sir Robert Walpole, often referred to as the first British Prime Minister, was accepted as the First Earl of Orford.
  • 1775: Britain declares its American colony of Massachusetts as a rebel.
  • 1775: Massachusetts Parliament proclaims Massachusetts Colony as a rebel.
  • 1801: Treaty of Lunville ends Second Alliance War between France and Austria. The city of Aachen was officially annexed by France under the terms of the treaty.
  • 1813: Prussia abolishes the canton system.
  • 1821: Columbia College was established in the District of Columbia by President Monroe.
  • 1824: The famous nineteenth century Bengali poet and playwright Michael Madhusudan Dutta adopted Christianity.
  • 1832: Florida Legislative Council grants a City Charter for Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 1846: German engineer Wilhelm Maybach was born who introduced the luxury car brand Maybach.
  • 1871: Federal Fish Conservation Office authorized by the US Congress.
  • 1895: W.G.Morgan invented volleyball.
  • 1931: For the first time in India, a stamp with a picture was issued in honor of a person.
  • 1931: South Wales mining strike ends after three years of peace agreement.
  • 1934: Former President Gaston Domergue becomes Prime Minister of France.
  • 1951: The task of cataloging was started to conduct the first census in independent India.
  • 1961: The Beatles first performed at the Kevin Club.
  • 1970: Glenn McGrath, the great Australian fast bowler, was born. He took 563 wickets in 124 Tests and 381 wickets in 250 ODIs.
  • 1971: Apollo 14 mission returns to Earth from moon.
  • 1975: Russian spacecraft Soyuz 17 returned to Earth after 29 days from space.
  • 1979: Constitution changed in African country Nigeria.
  • 1992: After the overwhelming success of the Islamic trend faction in Algeria’s parliamentary elections, the incumbent soldiers revoked the results of the election and declared the Algerian Islamic Liberation Front illegal.
  • 2007: Pakistan’s opposition party Jamayati Ulema Islami removed Jinnah from the list of freedom fighters.
  • 2016: 12 people killed and 85 others injured in two train collisions in Bavaria province, Germany.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries on this day

  • 1773: William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States.
  • 1922: C.P. Krishnan Nair, an Indian businessman who founded The Leela Group.
  • 1929: Abdul Rahman Antulay, an Indian politician and former chief minister of Maharashtra.
  • 1958: Amrita Singh, an Indian actress.
  • 1968: Rahul Roy, an Indian film actor, producer, and former model.
  • 1970: Glenn McGrath, an Australian former international cricketer.

Death anniversaries of famous people in India and the world

  • 1881: Fyodor Dostoevsky, a Russian novelist.
  • 1981: M. C. Chagla, an Indian jurist, diplomat, and Cabinet Minister.
  • 1984: Tanjore Balasaraswati, a celebrated Indian Bharatnatyam dancer.
  • 2000: Shobhana Samarth, an Indian film actress, director, and producer.
  • 2006: Nadira, an Indian actress.
  • 2008: Murlidhar Devidas Amte, commonly known as Baba Amte, an Indian social worker and social activist.
  • 2012: O.P. Dutta, Indian filmmaker, and writer.

The Most Important Historical events of February Month

February 01 February 02 February 03 February 04

February 05 February 06 February 07 February 08

February 09 February 10 February 11 February 12

February 13 February 14 February 15 February 16

February 17 February 18 February 19 February 20

February 21 February 22 February 23 February 24

February 25 February 26 February 27 February 28

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Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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