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9th February in history

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  • 1788 – Austria declares war on Russia
  • 1799 – USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I
  • 1885 – 1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii
  • 1916 – Britain’s military service act enforced (conscription)
  • 1923 – Soviet Aeroflot airlines forms
  • 1932 – US airship Columbia crashes during storm (Flushing, NY)
  • 1944 – U-734/U-238 sunk off Ireland
  • 1963  – 1st flight of Boeing 727 jet
  • 1969 – Boeing 747 made its first commercial flight
  • 1971 – Apollo 14 returns to Earth
  • 1975 – Soyuz 17 returns to Earth
  • 1983 – Belgium buys 44 F-16s
  • 1990 – Galileo flies by Venus
  • 1994  – Israeli minister Shimon Perez signs accord with PLO’s Yasser Arafat
  • 2001 – American submarine USS Greeneville accidentally strikes and sinks the Ehime-Maru, a Japanese training vessel

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