THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 09/02


This day in #history 09/02

FEBRUARY 9TH

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1849 – Roman Republic declared

1906 – Natal proclaims state of siege in Zulu
uprising

1934 – Balkan Entente alliance forms ( Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey & Romania )

1961 – Joseph Ileo appointed premier of Congo

1962 – Jamaica signs agreement to become
independent

1986 – Haydar Bakr al – Attas appointed president
of South Yemen

1990 – Namibia ‘s constitution ratified

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1735 – Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian

1748 – Luther Martin, American patriot (d . 1826)

1853 – Leander Starr Jameson , PM of South
African Cape colony

1863 – Anthony Hope [Hopkins ], London , novelist

1943 – Joseph E. Stiglitz, American economist, Nobel laureate

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1944 – Alice Walker, US, novelist (Color Purple, Meridian)

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1985 – David Gallagher, American actor

1986 – Princess Raiyah bint Al Hussein, of Jordan

FAMOUS DEATHS

2001 – Herbert Simon, American economist, Nobel laureate ( b. 1916)

2002 – Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom
(b . 1930 )

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