Sunday, February 12, 2012
FEB 9th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 9
This taught me a lesson, but I'm not sure what it is.
John McEnroe, 1987
Feb 9 Birthdays
Gypsy Rose Lee
William Henry Harrison
Feb 9 In History
The Beatles made their first live appearance on American TV, playing on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
First flight of Boeing 727 jet
FDR orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry
Year-round Daylight saving time is re-instated in the United States as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources.
United States Weather Bureau is established by President Ulysses S. Grant
This Day in Business
Women got equal access to bathrooms when the New York Stock Exchange installed its first ever ladies restroom.
This Day in Entertainment
William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon becomes "volleyball".
This Day in Geography
Dominican Republic gained its independence and is invaded soon thereafter by Haiti.
This Day in Sports
3 months after announcing his HIV virus, Magic Johnson plays in All Star game & wins MVP.
February 9th Holiday
Toothache Day - A bizarre and peculiar holiday which also happens to be on the day Hershey Corporation was founded.
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