On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1824

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLeland Stanford

Leland Stanford, American business tycoon (Southern Pacific Railroad), 8th Governor of California and founder of Stanford University, born in Watervliet, New York (d. 1893)

Business Tycoon and Politican Leland Stanford
Business Tycoon and Politican
Leland Stanford

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/Friesland, dies at 79