1964 - The Beatles made their first live appearance on American TV, playing on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
1963 - First flight of Boeing 727 jet
1943 - FDR orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry
1942 - Year-round Daylight saving time is re-instated in the United States as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources.
1870 - United States Weather Bureau is established by President Ulysses S. Grant
This Day In Business
1987 - Women got equal access to bathrooms when the New York Stock Exchange installed its first ever ladies restroom.
1895 - William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon becomes "volleyball".
1821 - Dominican Republic gained its independence and is invaded soon thereafter by Haiti.
1992 - 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.
Today's Birthday Trivia
He retired from playing Shaggy after 40 years, but made a cameo as Shaggy's father in 2010. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
Learn about people born on this day by reading the February 9 Birthday Horoscope.
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