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Today in history 2-9-2021


People surround a bomb crater on Feb. 9, 1991 in a Baghdad street after a recent allied bombing raid, according to AP correspondent Salah Nasrawi who shot this photo. (AP Photo/Salah Nasrawi)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2021. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 9, 1825, the House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president after no candidate received a majority of electoral votes.

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