This Day In History
February 9
Year 4 Day 192 WWI
Year Month Start Date Event
1792 February 9 Born - February 9 - Thomas Cooke, missionary, and the first Bishop of Trois Rivières (d.1870)
1815 February 9 February 9 - A Bill, to give the speaker a salary is read: salary 1,000 pounds.
1824 February 9 Died - February 9 - Ward Chipman, lawyer, public servant, politician (born 1754)
1904 February 9 Died - February 9 - Erastus Wiman, journalist and businessman (b.1834)
1907 February 9 Born - February 9 - Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, geometer (d.2003)
1910 February 9 Died - February 9 – George Barnard Baker, lawyer, politician and Senator (b.1834)
1918 February 9 Annexation of the Maisonneuve city to the city of Montreal on February 9.
1936 February 9 Born - February 9 - Stompin' Tom Connors, folk singer
1943 February 9 Died - February 9 - Albert Hickman, politician and 17th Prime Minister of Newfoundland (b.1875)
1950 February 9 Born - February 9 - Tom Wappel, politician
1968 February 9 Born - February 9 – Joel Brough, field hockey player
1976 February 9 Died - February 9 - Percy Faith, band-leader, orchestrator and composer (b.1908)
1983 February 9 Born - February 9 - Keith Beavers, swimmer
1984 February 9 Died - February 9 - William Earl Rowe, politician and 20th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (born 1894)
1989 February 9 Died - February 9 - Ken Adachi, writer and literary critic (b.1929)
1991 February 9 February 9 - Donald Cameron becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing Roger Bacon
1992 February 9 Born - February 9 - Avan Jogia, actor
1999 February 9 February 9 - Brian Tobin's Liberals are re-elected in Newfoundland
2004 February 9 February 9 - Canadian Clara Hughes wins bronze in the world speed skating championship
2004 February 9 Died - February 9 - Claude Ryan, politician (born 1925)
2004 February 9 Died - February 9 - Gerald Bouey, 4th Governor of the Bank of Canada (born 1920)
2004 February 9 Died - February 9 - Janusz Żurakowski, fighter and test pilot, first test pilot of Avro Arrow (born 1914)