Today in History - History - March 9th

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for March 9th

1933Congress is called into special session by FDR, & began its "100 days"

1954Edward R Murrow criticizes Sen Joseph McCarthy (See it Now)

19937th Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige win

1776Publication of the economics book The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

1988President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp

2002Joe Sakic plays his 1,000th career game

1989US Senate rejects President Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary

1946Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican Baseball League, he refuses

1765After a public campaign by the writer Voltaire, judges in Paris posthumously exonerate Jean Calas of murdering his son. Calas had been tortured and executed in 1762 on the charge, though his son had actually committed suicide.

1842Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco" premieres in Milan

March 9th Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on March 9th

1943Bobby Fischer, US, world chess champion (1972-75)

1891Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia, Tanuan Batangas, 3rd Philippine president

1934Yuri Gagarin, Russia, cosmonaut, 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1)

1930Ornette Coleman, Fort Worth, Texas, American jazz composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966)

March 9th Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on March 9th

2012Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis (76) weds his cousin's ex Judith Brown (62) in Natchez, Mississippi

1796French Leader Napoléon Bonaparte (26) marries 1st wife Joséphine de Beauharnais (32), changing her name from Rose

March 9th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on March 9th

479 BCConfucius, Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history, dies at 66 (b. 551 BC)

1992Menachem Begin, PM Israel (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979), dies at 85

1851Hans Christian Oersted, Danish physicist, dies at 73

1706Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52

March 9th Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31