On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday

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