On this day
John Quincy Adams became President of the United States.
On this day back in 1825, John Quincy Adams officially became the President of the United States. He was elected by the United States House of Representatives in a contingent election due to the fact that no candidate had received a majority in the electoral votes!
Jefferson Davis, too, would become a different kind of President.
During the American Civil War, Jefferson Davis was elected as Provisional President of the Confederate States of America on this date back in 1861. He was elected by the Provisional Confederate Congress. But, as we know, the North eventually triumphed over the South.
Special Days Falling on February 9thFebruary 9th is a day of celebration! Don’t believe us? Check out these February 9th national holidays!
National Bagel and Lox Day
Bagels, like pizzas, are round, bready wonders that really do deserve their own day. The US sees more than $1 billion worth of bagels sold every single year - and is it really surprising? Today is the day to celebrate a classic bagel combination, bagel with salmon and cream cheese. Why not load up on your favorite toppings for breakfast or lunch?
National Cut the Cord Day
No one likes expensive cable bills, and February 9th is the day to honor cheaper and better streaming services! Today’s the day to start thinking about reducing costly subscriptions and taking better care of your financial health. Make a start by condensing your TV packages!