9 February It Happened Today


1825  John Quincy Adams elected president of the US.

1881  Death of the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky.

1945  Birth of the American actress Mia Farrow.

1949  Actor Robert Mitchum is jailed for two months for smoking marijuana.

1981  Death of the American  musician Bill Haley, famous for “Rock Around the Clock”.



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