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What Happened on February 9, 1861

Historical Events


USAConstitution of the United States

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

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Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
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Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
  • Tennessee votes against secession (US Civil War)
1861 Highlights

About February 9, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius