According to Gregory calendar, February 09 is the day number 40 in a given year. February 09 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 09 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1258Hulagu Khan and the Mongols sacked and burned Baghdad, cultural and commercial centre of the Islamic world at the time, ending the rule of the Abbasid caliphate.
1649Democracy began in Britain and Oliver Cromwell became President.
1742Sir Robert Walpole, often referred to as the first British Prime Minister, was accepted as the First Earl of Orford.
1775Britain declared its American colony of Massachusetts as a rebel.
1775The British Parliament declared the Massachusetts Colony as a rebel.
1801The Treaty of Lunville ended the Second Alliance War between France and Austria. The city of Aachen was officially annexed by France under the terms of the treaty.
1813Prussia abolished the canton system.
1821Columbia College was established in the District of Columbia by President Monroe.
1824The famous nineteenth century Bengali poet and playwright Michael Madhusudan Dutta embraced Christianity.
1825After no presidential candidate received a majority of electoral votes, the U.S. House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president.
1832The Florida Legislative Council provided a city charter for Jacksonville, Florida.
1846German engineer Wilhelm Maybach was born who started the luxury car brand Maybach.
1871The Federal Fish Conservation Office was authorized by the US Congress.
1895W. G. Morgan invented volleyball.
1913A group of meteors was visible across much of the eastern seaboard of North and South America, leading astronomers to concludethat the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.
1920The Svalbard Treaty was signed, recognizing Norwegian sovereignty over the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, but all signatories were also given equal rights to engage in commercial activities on the islands.
1931The South Wales mining strike ended after a three-year peace deal.
1934Former President Gaston Domergue became Prime Minister of France.
1943World War II-Allied forces declared Guadalcanal secure, ended the Guadalcanal Campaign as a significant strategic victory for Allied Forces fighting Japan in the Pacific War.
1945World War II-HMS Venturer sank U-864 in history's only incident where one submarine has intentionally sunk another while both were fully submerged.
1945World War II-A force of Allied aircraft unsuccessfully attacked a German destroyer in Førdefjorden, Norway.
1959The Soviet R-7 Semyorka, the world's first intercontinental ballistic missile, became fully operational.
1961The Beatles first performed at the Kevin Club.
1964English rock band The Beatles made their first appearance on American variety show The Ed Sullivan Show before a record-breaking audience, beginning a musical phenomenon known as the British Invasion.
1969The Boeing 747 made its first flight, with test pilots Jack Waddell and Brien Wygle at the controls and Jess Wallick at the flight engineer's station.
1970Great Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath was born. He took 563 wickets in 124 Tests and 381 wickets in 250 ODIs.
1971A 6.6 Mw earthquake struck the northern San Fernando Valley near the Los Angeles district of Sylmar, killing 65 people.
1971Apollo 14 mission returned to Earth from the moon.
1975The Russian spacecraft Soyuz 17 returned to Earth 29 days later from space.
1976The Australian Defence Force was formed by the unification of the Australian Army, the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force.
1979The constitution was changed in the African country of Nigeria.
1992In Algeria's parliamentary elections, after the overwhelming success of the faction of the Islamic trend, the incumbent soldiers canceled the results of the elections and declared the Algerian Islamic Liberation Front illegal.
1995The covert called “Heiress” that was opened at the Court Theatre of the New York City allowed 340 performances to be performed.
1996WYNY- FM that is in New York changes its calls to WKTU - FM in 1996.
1997Deddue Reynold who was a renowned comedian was awarded the 11th American comedy award held in 1997.
1998The assignation attempt that was passed on Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze failed to result as attempted.
2001The American submarine USS Greeneville accidentally collided with the Ehime Maru, a Japanese training vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School.
2002The XIX Winter Olympics opens in Salt Lake City called Utah or Quebec City in the year 2002.
2007Pakistan's opposition party Jamayati Ulema Islami removed Jinnah from the list of freedom fighter.
2010The Framer Philippine President Guerin Macapagal- arroyo and 196 others are charged with murder case relating to the Maguindanao massacre in November 2009.
2011Wiki Leaks cables that Saudi Arabia has exaggerated its crude oil reserves by 40 % which is published by the Guardian.
2012During Bankruptcy , a cost saving measure has been taken that do not allow Eastman Kodak Co reports to make digital Cameras , pocket video cameras and digital picture frames any longer.
2013Annette Schavan who was the Germany federal minister of education and research, resigned from his post after she got stripped of her doctorate degree for plagiarism by the University of Dusseldorf.
2014The country Switzerland gave votes to put forward a quota about the number of immigrants that comes to the country from the European Union and about 50 .4 % of the votes agreed to approve the measure.
201612 people were killed and 85 others injured when two trains collided in Bavaria province, Germany.

Important Historical Events of 09 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1931For the first time in India, a stamp with a picture was released in honor of a person.
1951In independent India, the list-making work was undertaken to conduct the first census.

Famous People's Birthdays on 09 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1911Babubhai J. Patel / Politician / India
1922C. P. Krishnan Nair / Business Man / India
1929A. R. Antulay / Politician / India
1940Vishnu Khare / Writer / India
1942Rajkumar Jayachandra Singh / Politician / India
1954Surinder Kumar Jakhar / Industrialist / India
1958Amrita Singh / Actress / India
1984Udita Goswami / Actress / India

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