On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1907

Historical Events

  • 1st involuntary sterilization law enacted, Indiana
  • Lady Gregory's "Rising of the Moon" premieres in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Leland Clarke, American composer, born in Dover, New Hampshire (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • John Alexander Dowie, Scottish-American evangelist (founded the city of Zion, Illinois), dies at 59
1907 Highlights

About March 9, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces