(Photo - olympics.com)

(Photo - olympics.com)

Morning start: The 2018 Olympic games had a record number of athletes and countries participate

Your morning start for Wednesday, February 9th

Happy Wednesday! Sunset is officially after 5 p.m. now as we inch closer to spring!

Fun fact: In the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, a record 92 countries and 2,952 athletes competed in the games.

The previous Winter Olympic record was in 2014. It will be interesting to see if the current 2022 Olympic will break the record again. Canada sent 215 athletes to the 2022 games.

On this day

In 1922, it snowed on Mauna Loa, the largest mountain in Hawaii.

In 1969, first flight of a Boeing 747.

In 2018, the Winter Olympic games open in PyeongChang.

In 2021, impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump begins.

National Holidays

According to National Today, today is National Pizza Day, Chocolate Day, National Toothache Day, National Bagel and Lox Day and National Read in the Bathrub Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Michael B. Jordan (35) and actor Charlie Day (46).

Have a great day!


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