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What Happened on March 9th This Day in History

Year Name
2011 Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.
1997 Comet Hale–Bopp: Observers in China, Mongolia and eastern Siberia are treated to a rare double feature as an eclipse permits Hale-Bopp to be seen during the day.
1997 The Notorious B.I.G. is murdered in Los Angeles after attending the Soul Train Music Awards. He is gunned down leaving an after party at the Petersen Automotive Museum. His murder remains unsolved.
1987 Chrysler announces its acquisition of American Motors Corporation
1978 President Soeharto inaugurated Jagorawi Toll Road, the first toll highway in Indonesia, connecting Jakarta, Bogor and Ciawi, West Java.
1977 The Hanafi Siege: In a 39-hour standoff, armed Hanafi Muslims seize three Washington, D.C., buildings.
1976 Forty-two people die in the Cavalese cable car disaster, the worst cable-car accident to date.
1974 The Mars 7 Flyby bus releases the descent module too early, missing Mars.
1967 Trans World Airlines Flight 553 crashes in a field in Concord Township, Ohio following a mid-air collision with a Beechcraft Baron, killing 26 people.
1961 Sputnik 9 successfully launches, carrying a dog and a human dummy, and demonstrating that the Soviet Union was ready to begin human spaceflight.
1960 Dr. Belding Hibbard Scribner implants for the first time a shunt he invented into a patient, which allows the patient to receive hemodialysis on a regular basis.
1959 The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
1957 The 8.6 Mw  Andreanof Islands earthquake shakes the Aleutian Islands, causing over $5 million in damage from ground movement and a destructive tsunami.
1956 Soviet forces suppress mass demonstrations in the Georgian SSR, reacting to Nikita Khrushchev's de-Stalinization policy.
1954 McCarthyism: CBS television broadcasts the See It Now episode, "A Report on Senator Joseph McCarthy", produced by Fred Friendly.
1946 Bolton Wanderers stadium disaster at Burnden Park, Bolton, England, kills 33 and injures hundreds more.
1945 World War II: A coup d'état by Japanese forces in French Indochina removes the French from power.
1945 World War II: Allied forces carry out firebombing over Tokyo, destroying most of the capital and killing over 100,000 civilians.
1944 World War II: Soviet Army planes attack Tallinn, Estonia.
1942 World War II: Dutch East Indies unconditionally surrendered to the Japanese forces in Kalijati, Subang, West Java, and the Japanese completed their Dutch East Indies campaign.
1933 Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt submits the Emergency Banking Act to Congress, the first of his New Deal policies.
1916 Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa leads nearly 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against the border town of Columbus, New Mexico.
1908 Inter Milan was founded on Football Club Internazionale, following a schism from A.C. Milan.
1862 American Civil War: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (rebuilt from the engines and lower hull of the USS Merrimack) fight to a draw in the Battle of Hampton Roads, the first battle between two ironclad warships.
1847 Mexican–American War: The first large-scale amphibious assault in U.S. history is launched in the Siege of Veracruz.
1842 Giuseppe Verdi's third opera, Nabucco, receives its première performance in Milan; its success establishes Verdi as one of Italy's foremost opera composers.
1842 The first documented discovery of gold in California occurs at Rancho San Francisco, six years before the California Gold Rush.[14]
1841 The U.S. Supreme Court rules in the United States v. The Amistad case that captive Africans who had seized control of the ship carrying them had been taken into slavery illegally.
1815 Francis Ronalds describes the first battery-operated clock in the Philosophical Magazine.
1811 Paraguayan forces defeat Manuel Belgrano at the Battle of Tacuarí.
1796 Napoléon Bonaparte marries his first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais.
1776 The Wealth of Nations by Scottish economist and philosopher Adam Smith is published.
1765 After a 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 may have actually died by suicide.
1701 Safavid troops retreat from Basra, ending a three-year occupation.
1500 The fleet of Pedro Álvares Cabral leaves Lisbon for the Indies. The fleet will discover Brazil which lies within boundaries granted to Portugal in the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494.
1230 Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus in the Battle of Klokotnitsa.
1226 Khwarazmian sultan Jalal ad-Din conquers the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.
1009 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg.
141 Liu Che, posthumously known as Emperor Wu of Han, assumes the throne over the Han dynasty of China.
Famous People Born on March 9

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Year Name
1948 Eric Fischl, American painter and sculptor
1920 Franjo Mihalić, Croatian-Serbian runner and coach (d. 2015)
1964 Phil Housley, American ice hockey player and coach
1945 Robert Calvert, English singer-songwriter and playwright (d. 1988)
1950 Andy North, American golfer
1985 Brent Burns, Canadian ice hockey player
1921 Carl Betz, American actor (d. 1978)
1918 Mickey Spillane, American crime novelist (d. 2006)
1993 Min Yoon-gi (Suga), South Korean rapper, songwriter, record producer
1942 Mark Lindsay, American singer-songwriter, saxophonist, and producer
Famous People Deaths On March 9

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Date Name
1888 William I, German Emperor (b. 1797)
2010 Willie Davis, American baseball player and manager (b. 1940)
2011 David S. Broder, American journalist and academic (b. 1929)
2003 Stan Brakhage, American director and cinematographer (b. 1933)
1897 Sondre Norheim, Norwegian-American skier (b. 1825)
1943 Otto Freundlich, German painter and sculptor (b. 1878)
1440 Frances of Rome, Italian nun and saint (b. 1384)
2017 Howard Hodgkin, British painter (b. 1932)
1810 Ozias Humphry, English painter and academic (b. 1742)
2013 Max Jakobson, Finnish journalist and diplomat