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 This day in History - February 9
434 Historic Events for February 9
1822

American Indian Society organizes

Event
1822

Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist

Birth
1824

Anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet, dies at 49

Death
1825

House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams 6th US president

Event
1826

John Alexander Logan, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Birth
1830

Abdl Aziz, Istanbul Ottoman, 32nd sultan of Turkey (1861-76)

Birth
1834

Felix Dahn, writer

Birth
1834

Franz Xaver Witt, composer

Birth
1846

Henry Gally Knight, architect/writer, dies

Death
1846

Wilhelm Maybach, German engineer, designer of 1st Mercedes

Birth
1849

Roman Republic declared

Event
1849

Corneille Vander Planken, composer, dies at 76

Death
1853

Leander Starr Jameson, PM of South African Cape colony

Birth
1854

Aletta [Henri‰tte] Jacobs, 1st Dutch female physician

Birth
1854

Edward Carson, 1st Baron Carson, lawyer/leader (Irish Unionist Party)

Birth
1857

Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education

Birth
1860

Eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch milt/liberal politician, dies at 63

Death
1861

Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stephens elected president and VP of CSA

Event
1861

Tennessee votes against secession

Event
1861

Confederate Provisional Congress declares all laws under the US Constitution were consistent with constitution of Confederate states

Event
1863

Anthony Hope [Hopkins], London, novelist

Birth
1863

Fire extinguisher patented by Alanson Crane

Event
1865

Erich von Drygalski, Germany, geographer/glaciologist/Antarctic expl

Birth
1865

Mrs [Beatrice] Patrick Campbell, England, actress (Pygmalion)

Birth
1866

George Ade, US, journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)

Birth