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  1. Samuel J. Seymour, the last surviving witness of the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, lived long enough to be interviewed on national television on February 9, 1956.

  2. United Airlines Flight 811, a regularly scheduled flight between Sydney and San Francisco that on February 24, 1989 had a cargo door fail at 22,000 feet resulting in explosive decompression. 9 passengers were blown out and killed. Two flight attendants were nearly lost as well

  3. America is named after Florentine discoverer Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512). Martin Waldseemüller and Matthias Ringmann are credited with the first recorded usage of the word America, on the 1507 map Universalis Cosmographia in honour of the Italian explorer.

  4. On February 9, 1895 volleyball was created to keep older YMCA members active

  5. Due to the complications related to Saab's sale by GM and subsequent bankrupcy, the Saab 9-4X, a compact luxury crossover, was only made from February 2010 to November 2011 in just 814 units.

  6. The February 9, 1913 Great Meteor Procession, during which, several meteors appeared in an unusual circle arc across the globe, astronomers concluded the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.

  7. The only instance of a submarine's sinking another submerged vessel was the Action of 9 February 1945, when HMS Venturer sank the U-864 with torpedoes.

  8. Boston Professional Sports teams have won 9 championships since 2002, and is the only city to ever have championships in all four major professional leagues within a 10 year span (from the Patriots victory in February 2002 to the Bruins in June 2011).

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Grand fromage: Word of the day for February 9, 2017

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From February 6, 2011 to July 23, 2013 there were approximately 1,229,465 transactions completed on The Silk Road with a sales revenue of 9,519,664 Bitcoin, worth $1.2 billion. That is now worth $117,091,867,200.

From February 6, 2011 to July 23, 2013 there were approximately 1,229,465 transactions completed on The Silk Road, with a total sales revenue of 9,519,664 Bitcoin worth $1.2 billion. That is now worth approximately $117,000,000,000

America is named after Florentine discoverer Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512) by Martin Waldseemüller.

America is named after Florentine discoverer Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512) by Martin Waldseemüller

February 9 1964 was the date of The Beatles' record-breaking first live appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show at Studio 50 in New York City. Seventy-three million people were reported to have watched the first show. It is still supposed to be one of the largest viewing audiences ever in the States.

About The Shortest Man That Ever Lived "Chandra Bahadur Dangi". measuring 54.6 cm (1 ft 9 1⁄2 in). He broke the record of Gul Mohammed (1957–97), whose height was 57 cm (1 ft 10 in). He was awarded the title of shortest adult human ever recorded after his height was measured in February 2012.

At 4 PM on February 20, 1943, a Mexican farmer noticed a crack in the middle of his corn field, which proceeded to erupt and form the Parícutin volcano over the next 9 years.

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Wal-Mart is raising its starting minimum wage to 9 dollars in April and 10 dollars by February of 2016

The film 'Old School' was released February 21, 2003, which is closer to the fall of the Berlin Wall (November 9, 1989) than to the present day