What Happened on February 9, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st federal legislation prohibiting narcotics (opium)
  • 1st forestry school is incorporated at Kent, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Miranda, Brazil, vocalist/actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy)
  • Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69)
  • Harald Genzmer, composer
  • Heather Angel, Oxford England, actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans)
  • John Eustace Theodore Brancker, lawyer/parliamentarian