9th February

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2002 Princess Margaret dies Britain's Princess Margaret, the sister of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 71.
1971 NASA - Apollo 14 The Apollo 14 spacecraft returns to Earth after man's third landing on the moon.
1966 Nuclear Power - Fast Breeder Reactor approved The UK goverment announces that a prototype Fast Breeder Reactor will be built at the Dounreay power station in a remote part of Scotland
1964 Beatles appear on American TV The Beatles made their first live American TV appearance, on The Ed Sullivan Show
1950 Joseph McCarthy launches anti communist crusade United States Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses more than 200 staff in the State Department of being Communists
1942 Carol King born American singer songwriter Carol King is born
1900 Tennis - Davis Cup Tournament established Dwight Davis creates the Davis Cup tennis tournament
1773 US Presidents - 9th William Henry Harrison, the 9th president of the United States, is born in Charles City County.
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On This Day - 9th February