What Happened on February 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Daylight Savings War Time goes into effect in US
  • Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes
  • Philadelphia "Phillies" change nickname (temporarily) to "Phils"

Famous Birthdays

  • Carole King, singer-songwriter (Tapestry), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Charlie Morrow, composer
  • Milos Stedron, composer
  • Peder Lunde Jr, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1960)