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Holidays on February 9: name day, traditions, signs

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International Pizza Day, a simple good day and striptease birthday are the most interesting events on February 9 on Athletistic.

In the Gregorian calendar, February 9 is the 40th day of 2023. There are 325 days left in the year.

What are the holidays in Ukraine and the world on February 9

  • The sun is a simple virtue

  • Stripper’s birthday

  • international pizza day

  • World Dentist Day

  • Volleyball birthday

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February 9 – Pizza Day

What events happened on February 9

  • 1893 – The birthday of striptease. It happened on the night of February 9, 1893 at the famous Parisian cabaret Moulin Rouge. Dancing in front of the public, the beautiful dancer Mona throws away all her clothes. For indecent behavior, the girl was arrested and fined 100 francs, which caused protests and riots in the French capital. Since then, this date is considered the birthday of striptease.

  • 1895 – Birthday of Volleyball. On February 9, 1895, in the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA, in the gym of the Young Christian Association, the head of the YMCA (Christian Youth Organization) for physical training, William Morgan (1870-1942), had a new team ball game. Morgan decided to mix elements of basketball, baseball and handball.

  • 1904 – the Russo-Japanese War begins.

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Beginning of the Russo-Japanese War

Who was born on February 9

  • 1846 – German auto designer and entrepreneur Wilhelm Maybach.

  • 1979 – Hollywood film actress Mena Suvari.

  • 1983 – participant in the war in eastern Ukraine, Hero of Ukraine Vasily Zubanich.

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Wilhelm Maybach

Town and church holidays

On this day, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. John Chrysostom, especially the transfer of his relics to Constantinople. The saint was an archbishop of Constantinople and a theologian. He is revered as one of the three Ecumenical saints and teachers along with Basil the Great and Gregory the Theologian. The Lord gave John Chrysostom the gift of a brilliant sermon. He is also considered the patron saint of lawyers and notaries.

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John Chrysostom

Traditions and rituals

On this day, our ancestors prayed for healing, including from speech defects and toothache, help in learning, strengthening the family, protection from envy and witchcraft, removal of worry, hunger and need.


  • White moon – in the cold, red – in the wind.

  • Glasses fogged up – to warming.

Who has a birthday today?

February 9 name days are celebrated by: Dmitry, Peter, Ivan.

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Name day February 9

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