On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles
  • Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England

Famous Birthdays

  • David Willetts, English Conservative Party politician, born in Birmingham, England
  • Mark Dantonio, American football coach for Michigan State University, born in El Paso, Texas
  • Shashi Tharoor, Indian politician and diplomat (United Nations Under-Secretary General), born in London