On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1856

Historical Events

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon is founded in the Johnston Mansion House on the University of Alabama

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Foy Sr. [Edwin Fitzgerald], Irish-American actor, singer and dancer (A Favorite Fool), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1928)
1856 Highlights

About March 9, 1856

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces