February 9th is Read In The Bathtub Day and Pizza Day.
Today marks the fortieth day of the year. We’re slowly getting through the year, but still have 324 days left until the end of the year.
Find out all about February 9th with our past events and cool facts, including births and deaths and why this had an important role in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1894, Hershey’s Chocolate Company was founded by M. S. Hershey? The company is one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about February 9th in history!
What memorable events happened on February 9 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial began.
The House of Representatives impeached the former US President on January 13 for inciting insurrection after he lost the presidential election. Despite the majority of the Senate voting to impeach Trump, the required two-thirds majority was not reached, and he was acquitted.
A US submarine collided with a Japanese high-school fishing training ship off the coast of Hawaii.
The Los Angeles-class USS Greeneville was demonstrating maneuvers to some VIP civilians when it surfaced, running straight into the Japanese ship. Nine people on board the Japanese vessel were killed, including four students and two teachers.
The Simpsons aired its 167th episode, making it the longest-running animation in TV history.
The episode was called “The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show” and was episode eight of season fourteen. On this special episode, Poochie was introduced to The Itchy & Scratchy Show to try and retain viewers.
If today is your birthday, you have this in common with Michael B. Jordan. Find out more about what famous people were born on this day.
Michael B. Jordan
36 years old
42 years old
William Henry Harrison
Apr 4, 1841 (Age 68)
36 years old
Unfortunately, February 9th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said on this day throughout history.
Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors.
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
Read In The Bathtub Day
What can be better than steeping yourself into a hot steamy bubble bath on a cold winter’s day? Today is Read In The Bathtub Day, so why not upgrade your bath time with your favorite book?
National Pizza Day
While every day is a good day for pizza, there’s only one Pizza Day a year. So grab yourself a slice of pie, or just go all out and order more pizza than you need, then gorge yourself until you (almost) regret it!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Italy built an entire courthouse to prosecute the Mafia. They charged 474 members in a trial that lasted from 1986-1992. To date, it was the biggest trial in the world.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on February 9 shares the zodiac sign of Aquarius.
Being so unique can make the Aquarian go a bunch of steps further than most other people would, and they can be seen to be somewhat eccentric.
If you were born in February, your birthstone is the Amethyst. People with the Amethyst birthstone tend to be stubborn and daring, and they always follow their dreams.
For those of you who were born on February 9th, you were likely conceived the previous year on May 19th.
A baby that is conceived on February 9, 2023, will likely be due later this year around November 2.