This Date in History Calendar- February 9

In Cold War, History, music, television, U.S government, World War II on February 9, 2008 by Editor Z

The Beatles first perform on the ‘Ed Sullivan Show’, this date in 1964.

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1870: U.S Weather Bueruea is first created.

1889: the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offically made into a cabinet level position in the federal government.

1900: The Davis Cup competition begins.

1904: The Battle of Port Arthur between the Japanese and Russians begins.

1942: Songstress/songwriter Carole King is born.

1943: A victory for the allies in World War II, as Guadacanal is first deemed secure after U.S forces defeat the imperial Japanese millitary forces stationed there.

1950: Amidst the confusion and fright of the early cold war U.S Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisconsin), asserts that the U.S State Department is teeming with communists.

1964: The Beatles appear and perform on the television variety show “The Ed Sullivan show”.



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