Historical Events In March - 09
Sunday, 01 August 2021
1961 First animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9 on March - 09.
1961 On this day in history mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
1961 On this day in history sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit
1961 Supremes release "I Want A Guy" & "Never Again" on March - 09.
1962 On March - 09 egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
1962 On this day in history uS advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
1962 Howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59 on March - 09.
1963 Beatles began first British tour, supporting Tommy Roe & Chris Montez on this day in history.
1964 The first of many Ford Mustangs is produced on March - 09.
1964 On this day in history johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
1965 On this day in history anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer, dies at 65
1966 On this day in history andrew Brimmer becomes first black Governor of Federal Reserve Board
1967 Svetlana Allilueva, Stalin's daughter, defected to the West on March - 09.
1968 10th Grammy Awards Up Up & Away, Sergeant Pepper win on March - 09.
1968 On this day in history 10th Grammy Awards: Up Up & Away, Sergeant Pepper win
1969 On March - 09 riad, chief of staff (Egyptian army), dies
1971 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history canada starts direct air service with Federal Republic of Germany and People's Republic of China
1974 On this day in history last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended
1974 On this day in history earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58
1975 Joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), dies at 82 on March - 09.
1976 On March - 09 the first female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy
1977 On this day in history admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche
1977 Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Washington DC, siege ended March 11th on this day in history.
1978 World Ice Dance Championship in Ottawa Canada won by Natalia Linichuk & Gennadi Karponosov (USSR) on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
1979 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on March - 09.
1979 On this day in history barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64
1980 Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured on March - 09.
1980 On this day in history olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82
1981 On March - 09 dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
1982 On March - 09 alan Badel, actor (Shogun), dies of a heart attack at 58
1983 On March - 09 caryl Churchill's "Fen", premieres in London
1983 On March - 09 zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana