Daily Calendar for Sunday, February 9, 2025


  • William Henry Harrison (9th U.S. president) –
  • George Ade (humorist) –
  • Howard Taylor Ricketts (pathologist) –
  • Hans Albert Hochbaum (naturalist and artist) –
  • Carole King (singer) –
  • Joe Pesci (actor) –
  • Alice Walker (author) –
  • Mia Farrow (actress) –
  • Vince Papale (football player) –
  • Mookie Wilson (baseball player) –
  • Travis Tritt (country music singer) –
  • David Gallagher (actor) –
  • Michael B. Jordan (actor) –
  • Jimmy Bennett (actor) –


  • Sophie Tucker (singer) –
  • Bill Haley (musician) –
  • Charles (Bud Wilkinson football coach) –
  • Princess Margaret (sister of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II) –
  • Walter Fredrick Morrison (inventor of the Frisbee) –


  • Robert Fulton received patent for steamboat improvements–
  • Jefferson Davis named president of the Confederate States of America–
  • U.S. Weather Bureau established by Congress as part of Signal Corps–
  • Office of Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries formed–
  • First train passed through Hoosac Tunnel in Massachusetts–
  • War Time (year-round daylight saving time) began in the United States–
  • Joanne Woodward received the first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame–
  • The first Boeing 727 took off–
  • First appearance of The Beatles on the U.S. TV program, The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched (about 45% of the U.S. population).–
  • Magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck San Fernando, California–
  • Canada expelled 13 Soviet diplomats for spying–
  • Paul McCartney was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame–


  • -52 degrees F in Butte, Montana–
  • Portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama had a severe ice storm–
  • After a 2-day snowstorm ended, 11.4 inches of snow lay in New York City’s Central Park–
  • After a 2-day snowstorm ended, 38 inches of snow lay in Milford, Connecticut–

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