What Happened on March 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 38th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Georgia, 95-68
  • 44th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #5 North Carolina beats NC State, 64-54

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Steve Elkington wins Doral-Ryder Golf Open

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington

Famous Deaths

  • Terry Nation, writer (Dr Who, Blake 7) at 66
  • The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper shot dead at 24