Historical Events In March - 09
Monday, 06 July 2020
1961 First animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9 on March - 09.
1961 On March - 09 mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka (dog) into orbit on this day in history.
1961 On March - 09 supremes release "I Want A Guy" & "Never Again"
1962 On this day in history egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
1962 On March - 09 uS advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
1962 On March - 09 howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59
1963 Beatles began first British tour, supporting Tommy Roe & Chris Montez on this day in history.
1964 On March - 09 the first of many Ford Mustangs is produced
1964 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1965 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer, dies at 65 on March - 09.
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 this day in history.
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 Riad, chief of staff (Egyptian army), dies on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
1973 Canada starts direct air service with Federal Republic of Germany and People's Republic of China on this day in history.
1974 Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended on this day in history.
1974 Earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58 on March - 09.
1975 On March - 09 joseph Dunninger, NYC, mentalist (Amazing Dunninger), dies at 82
1976 The first female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy on this day in history.
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 March - 09.
1979 Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1979 On March - 09 barbara Mullen, actress (Talk of a Million), dies at 64
1980 Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured on March - 09.
1980 On March - 09 olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82
1981 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News on March - 09.
1982 Alan Badel, actor (Shogun), dies of a heart attack at 58 on March - 09.
1983 On this day in history caryl Churchill's "Fen", premieres in London
1983 On this day in history zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana