On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1942

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Construction of the Alaska Highway began

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Campaneris, Cuban-American baseball player (Oakland A's), born in Pueblo Nuevo, Cuba
  • Gary Walker [Leeds], American musician (The Standells, The Walker Brothers), born in Glendale, California
  • John Cale, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), born in Garnant, Wales
  • Mark Lindsay, American rock vocalist (Paul Revers & Raiders), born in Eugene, Oregon