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 This day in History - February 9
434 Historic Events for February 9
1986

Halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)

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1986

Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen

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1986

Tomb of Tutanchamon's treasurer Maya found in Egypt

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1986

West German team swims world record 4x200 m freestyle (7:05.17)

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1986

Marvin Johnson wins record 3rd time, light heavyweight boxing title

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1987

Former national security adviser Robert McFarlane attempts suicide

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1987

NY Stock Exch installs ladies restroom in the Exchange Luncheon Club

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1988

39th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-5 (OT) at St Louis

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1988

NH begins a NCAA record 32-game losing streak at home (ends Feb 1991)

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1989

Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games

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1989

Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election

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1990

"Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV

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1990

Doina Melinte runs world indoor record 1.5k (4:00:27) and mile (4:17:13)

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1990

Galileo flies by Venus

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1990

Namibia's constitution ratified

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1991

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Joseph Doherty case

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1991

Wally Joyner wins record $2.1 million salary arbitration

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1991

Terry Norris knocks down Sugar Ray Leonard twice and beats him

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1991

"This Is Ponderous" by 2nu peaks at #46

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1991

Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5k (6:41:73)

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1992

Heike Henkel high jumps female indoor world record (2.07m)

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1992

42nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-113 at Orlando

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1992

"2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 perfs

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1992

NBA All Star Game - West beats East 153-113

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1992

Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)

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