This day in history - February 9

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This day in history - February 9.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, February 9, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on February 9 were associated with events relating to the Execution of John Hooper, First U.S. President to be elected by the House of Representatives, First Game of Mintonette (Later Volleyball), Bombing of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa, Sinking of U-864 by HMS Venturer, Geochang Massacre, First Appearance of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, Induction of Satchel Paige into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Death of Bill Haley and Discovery of Copernicium. Many famous people were associated with these important events including John Hooper, Queen Mary I, John Quincy Adamas, William George Morgan, Unfortunately Not Recorded, James Stuart Launders, Major Han, Colonel Oh Ik-gyun, Ed Sullivan, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Satchel Paige, Bowie Kuhn, Bill Haley and Sigurd Hofmann, Victor Ninov.

Execution of John Hooper - February 9, 1555: On this day in history, February 9, 1555, important events took place today in Gloucester, England, in respect of the Execution of John Hooper. John Hooper, Bishop of Gloucester and Worcester, represented the extreme arm of protestantism. When Queen Mary I, known as 'Bloody Mary' came to the throne, he was stripped of his bishopric, arrested and condemned for heresy. Hooper was burned at the stake in Gloucester on February 9, 1555. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1555 were John Hooper, Queen Mary I. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Execution of John Hooper *** Date: February 9, 1555 *** Place: Gloucester, England *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

First U.S. President to be elected by the House of Representatives - February 9, 1825: On this day in history, February 9, 1825, important events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, surrounding the First U.S. President to be elected by the House of Representatives. Under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment, the United States House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams as President on February 9, 1825. This was the first time that a President had been elected this way and followed an electoral vote that had left no candidate with a majority. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1825 were John Quincy Adamas. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: First U.S. President to be elected by the House of Representatives *** Date: February 9, 1825 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Game of Mintonette (Later Volleyball) - February 9, 1895: On this day in history, February 9, 1895, significant events took place today in Massachusetts, USA, respecting the First Game of Mintonette (Later Volleyball). On February 9, 1895, William George Morgan presented the first game of Mintonette that, following a suggestion by Alfred S. Halstead, he would rename Volleyball. He had invented the game as a less strenuous sport that could be played by older people as well as young. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1895 were William George Morgan. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: First Game of Mintonette (Later Volleyball) *** Date: February 9, 1895 *** Place: Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Bombing of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa - February 9, 1941: On this day in history, February 9, 1941, significant events took place today in Genoa, Italy, respecting the Bombing of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa. On February 9, 1941, the British were bombing Genoa as part of Operation Grog. A crew error aboard HMS Malaya led to an armour piercing shell being fired into the nave of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo. The shell failed to explode and is now on display in the Cathedral. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1941 were Unfortunately Not Recorded. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Bombing of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa *** Date: February 9, 1941 *** Place: Genoa, Italy *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of U-864 by HMS Venturer - February 9, 1945: On this day in history, February 9, 1945, important events took place today in Norway, surrounding the Sinking of U-864 by HMS Venturer. British Submarine HMS Venturer was in the Fedje area of Norway on February 9, 1945, when it heard the engine of U-864. Realising it was being followed, U-864 took evasive action with a zig zag pattern. HMS Venturer Commander Lieutenant James Stuart Launders made a prediction of U-864's course and fired a spread of torpedoes in the estimated direction. U-864 was split in two and sunk by the last torpedo after moving into it's path. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1945 were James Stuart Launders. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Sinking of U-864 by HMS Venturer *** Date: February 9, 1945 *** Place: Norway *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Geochang Massacre - February 9, 1951: On this day in history, February 9, 1951, crucial events took place today in South Gyeongsang, South Korea, relating to the Geochang Massacre. On February 9, 1951, the 11th Division of the South Korean Army went on a two day rampage in Geochang murdering 719 unarmed citizens including 385 children. Following an investigation by the National Assembly, life sentences were handed down, by a military court, to Major Han and Colonel Oh Ik-gyun. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1951 were Major Han, Colonel Oh Ik-gyun. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Geochang Massacre *** Date: February 9, 1951 *** Place: South Gyeongsang, South Korea *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Appearance of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show - February 9, 1964: On this day in history, February 9, 1964, important events took place today in New York City, USA, in respect of the First Appearance of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show. On February 9, 1964, an estimated 73 million viewers tuned in to the Ed Sullivan Show to see the Beatles play live. No sooner had Ed Sullivan introduced the band, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, than he was drowned out by screams from the girls in the studio audience. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1964 were Ed Sullivan, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: First Appearance of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show *** Date: February 9, 1964 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Induction of Satchel Paige into the National Baseball Hall of Fame - February 9, 1971: On this day in history, February 9, 1971, significant events took place today in New York, USA, respecting the Induction of Satchel Paige into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Bowie Kuhn became Commissioner of Baseball in 1969. On February 9, 1971, Kuhn announced that pitcher Satchel Paige would be the first Negro League player to be a member of the United States National Baseball Hall of Fame. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1971 were Satchel Paige, Bowie Kuhn. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Induction of Satchel Paige into the National Baseball Hall of Fame *** Date: February 9, 1971 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Bill Haley - February 9, 1981: On this day in history, February 9, 1981, critical events took place today in Texas, USA, regarding the Death of Bill Haley. Rock and roll singer and musician, Bill Haley (Born William John Clifton Haley) was one of the champions of the rock and roll genre with hits such as Rock around the Clock and See you Later Alligator. Along with his group The Comets, he sold over 25 million records throughout the world. He died on February 9, 1981, from a brain tumor. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1981 were Bill Haley. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Death of Bill Haley *** Date: February 9, 1981 *** Place: Texas, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of Copernicium - February 9, 1996: On this day in history, February 9, 1996, crucial events took place today in Darmstadt, Germany, relating to the Discovery of Copernicium. Copernicium was discovered by Victor Ninov and Sigurd Hofmann in Damstadt, Germany. This chemical element with atomic number 112 and the symbol Cn, is named after Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 9, 1996 were Sigurd Hofmann, Victor Ninov. Facts on this day in History February 9: Events on this day in history: Discovery of Copernicium *** Date: February 9, 1996 *** Place: Darmstadt, Germany *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - February 9

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