On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1861

Historical Events

Constitution of the United States

Confederate Provisional Congress declares all laws under the US Constitution were consistent with constitution of Confederate states (US Civil War)

Election of Interest

Jefferson Davis & Alexander Stephens elected President & VP of the Confederate States of America (US Civil War)

  • Tennessee votes against secession (US Civil War)
1861 Highlights

About February 9, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius