On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 2021

Historical Events

  • United Arab Emirates is the fifth entity to successfully orbit a probe around Mars, as probe Hope begins to study the planet's atmosphere.

Historic Event

US Senate Impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins in Washington D.C.

  • WHO team investigating origin of COVID-19 in Wuhan say it is "extremely unlikely" that it leaked from a local research lab [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Armando "Chick" Corea, American jazz-fusion pianist and composer; 23 time Grammy winner (Return To Forever, Delhpi I, Toy Dance), dies of cancer at 79 [1]
2021 Highlights

About February 9, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

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