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KIU TRIVIA: February 9 in the Present and the Past


What’s Happening Today?


Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. This year’s Internet Day theme is "Together for a Better Internet."


Chocolate Day. Chocolate Day is a holiday celebrated all around the world but primarily in India, On the day, couples and friends give chocolates to each other, as a way to express their mutual love and affection.


What Happened Today?


In 2020, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has 1,400 army soldiers enter the Legislative Assembly building causing a brief political crisis. 


In 1971, the Apollo program: Apollo 14 returns to Earth after the third manned Moon landing. Apollo 14 was the eighth crewed mission in the United States Apollo program, the third to land on the Moon, and the first to land in the lunar highlands. 


1849, The new Roman Republic is declared. The Roman Republic was a short-lived state declared on 9 February 1849, when the government of the Papal States was temporarily replaced by a republican government due to Pope Pius IX’s flight to Gaeta.




1936 Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki of the Kingdom of Toro.

1974, John Wallace, American basketball player, and coach

1981, Daisuke Sekimoto, Japanese wrestle


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