What Happened on March 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joyce Van Patten, actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Yuri Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), born in Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1968)

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin