On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Lowell, American poet and critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1925)
  • Vsevolod Meyerhold [Karl Kasimir Theodor], Russian theatrical director and actor (Houligan), born in Penza Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75
1874 Highlights

About February 9, 1874

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius