What Happened on March 9, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
  • US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

Famous Birthdays

  • Keri Hulme, New Zealandic writer

Famous Deaths

  • Carrie Chapman Catt, American women's suffrage leader, dies at 88
  • Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies