Ephemeris of February 9

Ephemeris of February 9


1950: The American SenatorMcCarthy launches its "witch hunt", personalities supposed to be communists.

1943: The battle ofGuadalcanal (Pacific) ends with an American victory over the Japanese.

1900: In New York, tennis player Dwight Davis donates the trophy which will give its sum to the famous competition.

1801: France of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte and Austria of Emperor François II sign a peace treaty inLuneville.



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