Historical Events for 9th February 2022

1287 – Massive storm across south-east England hits Cinque Ports realines the coastline, New Romney port now a mile inland
1807 – The Grand Sanhedrin (Jewish high court) is convened by Napoleon Bonaparte to give legal sanction to the principles in the Assembly of Notables
1886 – US President Grover Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence
1923 – Soviet Aeroflot airlines forms
1975 – Soyuz 17 returns to Earth
1986 – Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen
1990 – “Bradys” return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
1992 – “2 Shakespearean Actors” closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
1995 – “Heiress” opens at Cort Theater NYC for 340 performances
2011 – Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday” album reaches number one on the Billboard 200 in its eleventh week on the chart

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